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Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over Design Idea C755 Necklace
by Anne Marie Hunter, Exclusively for Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®

"Looking for a new kind of statement necklace? Thick chokers or collars are bold, without having unnecessary movement. Add some edginess with a choker in metal, leather or other materials." accessoriesmagazine.com

The look is eye-catching and bold. The focus is on the neck. Up front and center, chokers have moved into the spotlight. If dazzle is what you're after, this season's chokers are just the ticket.

Audacious in theme, the latest choker designs extend from edgy to feminine, sophisticated to flirty. Statement making, these chokers are unquestionably wearable. They waltz seamlessly from office to everyday casual, and right into glamour-drenched evenings.
Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over

Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over

Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over Pushing the design envelope, the newest choker styles incorporate a variety of materials and colors. Large drops or focals include attention-getting gemstones or crystals. When flowers have been small and delicate in the past, they are now garden size. Metal that was understated is now sleek and high profile, incorporating a multitude of metalworking techniques. In line with the look, large pearls add a touch of elegance to designs.

Breathe new life into bracelets by redesigning them into chokers. Explore the possibilities of transforming bracelets into chokers using extenders such as ribbon ends or extender chains in various lengths.

Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over

Though worn high on the neck, the latest chokers are a bit looser and more wearable. Show them off with a neckline revealing the entire piece. Jewel, V-neck or round, neckline style is not limited--as long as the garment's lines don't conceal your design.

For your own chokers, explore new techniques or products, or work with what you love most, to convey an imaginative look all your own. Whether your style is lighthearted with a playful energy, unexpected and edgy, or classic and sophisticated, you'll be swept away by the dynamic energy of this latest choker trend.

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Style Snapshot: Chokers to Get Choked Up Over

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