Necklace Styles

The earliest finding of jewelry was dated around 25,000 years ago. This simple necklace made of fish bones was found in a cave in Monaco. The gift of a necklace is a sincere one from the giver to the recipient as a way to celebrate a milestone, a memory or just to bring joy. Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry stores carries a variety of designer necklaces, gold necklaces, chain necklaces, diamond necklaces, pearl necklaces, station necklaces, lariat necklaces and more, Learn about different necklace styles below then shop your favorite style online or at a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store near you.

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yellow gold chain necklace
yellow gold chain necklace
Chain & Link Necklaces

Chain link necklaces come in varying degrees of dimension. You can find the style in more subtle paper clip chains like or if you prefer the "go big or go home" mentality, an ultra-chunky piece pick might just be for you. Regardless of the size you choose, the elevated cool-feel of a chain or link necklace is certain to make all your outfits look more chic.

colored gemstone necklaces
colored gemstone necklaces
Colored Gemstone Necklaces

Gemstones symbolize more than a birth month. Some are even known to have unique healing properties. In order to feel the energetic vibe of a gem, many people choose to wear certain gems as jewelry. The four most sought-after precious gemstones are diamonds, sapphires, emeralds, and rubies.

yellow gold diamond cross necklace
yellow gold diamond cross necklace
Cross Necklaces

Arguably the necklace style with the most significance and rich in history is the cross necklace. It’s probably the only fashion accessory still in existence that carries the deepest meaning and greatest permanence. While some people wear it keeping in mind the religious aspect as they believe it brings them peace, happiness, and safety from all kinds of evil, others have made it a fashion statement.

heart necklace
heart necklace
Heart Necklaces

A heart shaped pendant or ornament symbolizes love, friendship, and deep affection. The heart symbol represents many different things. Throughout history, the symbol has had both religious to romantic meanings. Nowadays, strong love and affection is the reason most people gift pieces of heart jewelry.

monogram and letter necklaces
monogram and letter necklaces
Letter Necklaces

Monogram jewelry, also called initial jewelry, has been around for many centuries, seen hanging from the necks of royalties such as Anne Boelyn back in the 1500's. In today's style, the first letter of your first name or your spouse's first name, the first letter of your family name, or the first letter of your child's name are popular choices.

mother of pearl pendant necklaces
mother of pearl pendant necklaces
Pendant Necklaces

Lucky charms, evil eyes and hamsa hand amulets were spotted as jewelry at Stella McCartney and Markarian. Simple pendant necklaces will never go out of style, so why not add a few symbolic pieces to your jewelry mix?

diamond station necklace
diamond station necklace
Station Necklaces

Station necklaces are simple, metal chain necklaces. They’re embellished with gemstones, shaped pieces of metal, or other objects placed at specific points on the chain. There are many variations of this classic style, but all station necklaces have a pattern of evenly placed gemstones or metal charms, to break up the plainness of the chain.

Frequently asked questions about necklace styles

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Visit us in any Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry location to browse a more robust assortment of pearl necklaces, gold necklaces, diamond necklaces, David Yurman necklaces and many more. Shop more jewelry trends at any Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store near you. In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store is located inside the Mall of Louisiana and there is also a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store located at the corner of Corporate Boulevard and Jefferson Highway near mid-city. In Lafayette, Louisiana, a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store is located on Ambassador Caffery. In Shreveport, Louisiana, a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store is located on Youree Drive at East 70th. Just outside of New Orleans, Louisiana, in Metairie, a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store is located in Lakeside Shopping Center with a new and expanded, freestanding location coming Fall of 2022. In San Antonio, Texas there are two Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry stores. Find one at The Shops at La Cantera and another located inside the Northstar Mall on San Pedro Avenue. In Jackson, Mississippi, visit a Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store located at the Renaissance at Colony Park on Highland Colony Parkway. Visit the newest Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry store, located in ABQ Uptown of Albuquerque, New Mexico.