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How to Shorten a Chain Necklace

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Using a safety pin you can shorten a necklace chain to the length you want. This is a guide about shortening a chain necklace.


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February 5, 2018

You can now wear the same necklace short or long.

  1. Pinch the chain behind your neck to the correct length.

  2. Turn the necklace to the front, still holding the pinched area.

  3. Put a safety pin through both sides near the pinch and fasten.

  4. Turn the necklace around again and hide the extra chain under your top.

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February 8, 20180 found this helpful

Good tip. Another cool way of doing it is to make actual knots in the chain.


Not unlike you shorten lanyards or crocheted chains, this works to shorten the length.

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February 8, 20180 found this helpful

That is true. I like this tip because you can adjust the chain in seconds and wear the same necklace with many different tops.

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