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HOW TO LAYER NECKLACES

We adore layered jewellery, from earrings, rings, necklaces, and more. Layering your jewellery is an empowering form of self-expression, and how you do it can elevate your own unique style.

Layered necklaces can appear effortless, however we know how daunting it can be trying to create your look.

Luckily, we have a few tips that can help you select the perfect combination for you. The beauty of layering is the infinite choice of lengths, symbols, and chain styles that create timeless looks you can wear from day to night.

1. Number of necklaces

We typically recommend wearing 2-3 necklaces for the perfect layered look, to avoid appearing overcrowded, however anywhere up to 5 can achieve beautiful results.

how. to layer necklaces
Temple of the Sun Meri Locket Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Meri Locket Necklace Gold
Meri Locket Necklace Gold
Meri Locket Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Meri Locket Necklace Gold
Meri Locket Necklace Gold

Meri Locket Necklace Gold

Temple of the Sun Theleka Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Theleka Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Theleka Necklace Gold

Theleka Necklace Gold

2. Chain lengths

The beauty of layering your Temple jewellery is the infinite choice of lengths provided by the inclusion of necklace extensions into each design.

You can effortlessly mix and match symbols and chain styles that create timeless looks you can wear from day to night.

The simplest way to start layering is selecting one choker, one necklace worn at medium, length and one worn long.

If you choose to wear two necklaces at the same length, we recommend selecting different chain textures to ensure they don’t get lost in each other.

layering necklaces with different chain lenghts
vendor-unknown Celeste Necklace Gold
vendor-unknown Celeste Necklace Gold
Celeste Necklace Gold
Celeste Necklace Gold
Celeste Necklace Gold
Celeste Necklace Gold

Celeste Necklace Gold

vendor-unknown Agni Necklace Gold
vendor-unknown Agni Necklace Gold
Agni Necklace Gold
Agni Necklace Gold
Agni Necklace Gold
Agni Necklace Gold

Agni Necklace Gold

Temple of the Sun Aylin Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Aylin Necklace Gold
Aylin Necklace Gold

Aylin Necklace Gold

3. Pendants, Coins & Stones

Pendants are a favourite for a reason, whether it is a coin, stone, or symbol; it is one of the easiest styles to match with outfits and other jewellery.

When layering pendants, start with the pendant as the focal point on your chest, with other chains and necklaces added on top.

Wearing two pendant necklaces is a simple and classic look, and can be easily interchanged with other pieces. If your chains are similar lengths the space can get messy, so try to choose varying lengths.

Adding a choker or short chain to the top can be a delicate way to elevate the look.

Want to add a bit of colour? Stones are an easy way to achieve this. We love sapphires and emeralds.

layering different coins and pendants
Temple of the Sun Atlanta Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Atlanta Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Atlanta Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Atlanta Necklace Gold
Atlanta Necklace Gold

Atlanta Necklace Gold

Temple of the Sun Safiya Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Safiya Necklace Gold
Safiya Necklace Gold
Safiya Necklace Gold

Safiya Necklace Gold

4. Choose your materials

You may have heard people saying not to mix materials, and while many people choose to wear only one at a time, either gold or silver, don’t be afraid to stand out and mix the two.

If done well, combining gold and silver together can achieve some beautiful results.

layering silver and gold necklaces
Temple of the Sun Leon Necklace Gold
Temple of the Sun Leon Necklace Gold
Leon Necklace Gold
Leon Necklace Gold

Leon Necklace Gold

Temple of the Sun Jewellery Peacock Necklace Silver
Temple of the Sun Jewellery Peacock Necklace Silver
Peacock Necklace Silver
Peacock Necklace Silver

Peacock Necklace Silver

Temple of the Sun creates beautiful and unique 18k Gold Vermeil and Ethical Sterling Silver necklaces designed to be worn together.

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