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The Best Trendy Necklaces for Boys

Some people wear necklaces for sentimental reasons, and some wear them as a way to show off their panache. They’re perfect to buy for yourself but also make great gifts since there are various styles, shapes, metals, stones, finishes, and chain sizes available to suit any personality. Here are just a few stylish necklace options for the boys in your life.

What to Consider in Necklaces for Boys

Here is what you should keep in mind when purchasing necklaces for young men:

  • Chain Length: Consider how long the chain is to determine if it will rest in a comfortable spot for the wearer.
  • MaterialDetermine the quality of the material of the necklace—higher-quality metals will last longer. Also, consider if it is hypoallergenic or nickel-free for sensitive skin.
  • Design: Choose a design that fits the personality of the wearer/recipient.

Best Name Plate: MyNameNecklace Personalized Unisex Extra Thick Name Necklace

This fully customizable nameplate necklace comes with a thick Cuban chain and makes a perfect gift. The chain length can vary per your choice. The necklace arrives in a pouch when purchased. The necklace is gold plating over sterling silver, and they can do any name you provide them with at checkout.

Best Name Plate

MYKA - Personalized Unisex Extra Thick Name Necklace for Him or Her (18k Gold Plated)

Fully customizable name plate necklace with a think Cuban chain.

Best Chain Pick: .925 14K Gold Plated Sterling Herringbone Chain Necklace

This Herringbone chain necklace is gold-plated sterling silver and designed to lay flat on your neck. It is genuine sterling silver and perfect for sensitive skin as it is hypoallergenic and nickel- and lead-free. Each purchase of the necklace comes in a branded NYC Sterling jewelry gift pouch. The length is 16 inches, and the clasp is a lobster claw.

Best Chain

Best Initial Pendant: Trendsmax Initial Letter Pendant Necklace

Choose a meaningful initial to flaunt around your neck. This necklace is made of high-quality gold-and platinum-plated copper and stainless steel. The finish is shiny, and the design is lightweight for comfortable wearing. Purchase the pendant piece on its own or with the chain. The necklace length is 22 inches, and it comes in a Trendsmax velvet jewelry pouch.

Best Initial Option

Also Great: Jstyle Stainless Steel Link Curb Chain Necklace for Men Women 3 Pcs 3.5mm

This three-pack of chains is a great set. Each necklace is the same size, and there’s one in silver, gold, and black. Wear them all together or one or two at a time for versatility. The stainless-steel curb chain is firm, solid, durable, and comfortable. The long lobster clasp provides quality security around the neck. The necklaces come in a “Jstyle Jewelry” velvet pouch.

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