How to Layer Necklaces Using a Necklace Detangler

How to Layer Necklaces Using a Necklace Detangler

Layering necklaces never go out of style but tangled chains are the worst. Enter the necklace detangler – a simple yet effective tool designed to make layering necklaces easy. It helps streamline the layering process by keeping chains separate and tangle-free.


What is a Necklace Detangler?

A necklace detangler is a simple yet ingenious tool specifically designed to prevent necklace chains from tangling. The detangler works by allowing you to attach the clasps of your necklaces to a small, cylindrical rod, which keeps the chains separate while you layer them.

The necklace detangler doesn't just prevent tangles either; this handy tool makes it possible to put on or take off multiple necklaces at once, instead of having to unclasp them all individually. Necklaces can be stored on the detangler until you're ready to wear them.


How to Layer Necklaces Using a Necklace Detangler

A Step-by-Step Guide to Layering Necklaces with a Detangler

This guide shows you how to effectively layer necklaces using a necklace detangler, allowing you to effortlessly achieve that stylish, layered look—without the risk of tangled chains!


Choose Your Favourite Necklaces

Start by deciding how many necklaces you want to layer. Make sure to choose chains that vary in length to create a dynamic and visually interesting look. Even when using a necklace detangler, it's best to have at least a couple of inches difference in length between each necklace.


Attach Necklaces to the Detangler

Take the clasp of the shortest necklace and attach it to the top hoop of the detangler. Then use the clasp on the detangler to secure the other side of the necklace. Repeat this process with each additional necklace, making sure the shorter necklaces are on top and the longer necklaces are on the bottom.


Layer the Necklaces

Once all the necklaces are attached, slide the detangler open and hold the necklaces out in front of you. Make sure the necklaces are in the correct order and facing the right way. Place the clasp around the back of your neck and slide closed to secure it.


Check Lengths and Positioning

To achieve the perfect layered necklace look, take a moment to check whether the length and position of each necklace is just right. Make any final tweaks by experimenting with the placement of the chains to ensure each necklace is exactly where you want it.


Enjoy your Layered Necklaces

With your necklaces securely layered and beautifully arranged on the necklace detangler, they are now ready to wear with any outfit. The necklaces can be stored on the detangler, making it easy to put them on or take them off whenever you want.


How to Layer Necklaces

Useful Tips for Using a Necklace Detangler

  • Choose between a 2-row detangler or a 3-row detangler
  • Consider the neckline of an outfit before deciding on necklaces
  • Make sure there is at least a 2-inch difference in length between necklaces
  • Experiment with different pendants to add depth and personality
  • Store your necklaces on the detangler in-between wears
  • Clean your detangler regularly
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Written by Sophie Davies

Sophie is a freelance writer and full-time jeweller. She has been writing about simple living and sustainability for over ten years; exploring simple living, sustainable style, and slow travel. She writes for a variety of brands and publications as well as her personal blog, A Considered Life.

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