Asked by: Miledy Olasagasti
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Do snake chains kink?

Last Updated: 10th May, 2021

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Another chain that kinks is the snake chain. A solid round chain that looks great but kinks easily. They are made to wear sliders (pendants, charms made for that style of chain). They look great, they can last a long time, but you have to be careful and not kink it or bend it.

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Similarly, it is asked, do snake chains break easily?

Snake chains aren't very textural, as compared to some other chain types listed here. Snake chains are somewhat delicate, but they look stunning when paired with pendants. Because of their semi-rigid structure, they don't tangle easily, nor do they catch on hair or other objects.

One may also ask, what style of chain is the strongest? Mariner chain necklaces are one of the strongest of the different types of chains. It's as strong as the curb and cable chain.

Subsequently, one may also ask, what does a snake chain look like?

The snake chain is not made up of traditional links. It has round wavy smooth metal plate looking links that are joined together forming a flexible chain. It looks like a smooth snake skin, hence it's name.

Can a snake chain be repaired?

Snake Chain Repair: They also scare people when they break because they look like they're irreparable. Fortunately, that's not the case; snake chains can be soldered with just the right amount of heat. The seamless appearance actually comes from the unique shape of the links that are used to construct snake chains.

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Why does my necklace chain keep twisting?

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How is snake chain made?

form an elongated diamond structure that is then twisted and flattened to form the chain. Traditional (unseamed) snake chain is made from round, slightly curved metal plates or bands tightly joined together; the plates create a subtle zig-zag effect along the length of the chain.

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Can a gold chain be repaired?

If the chain on your favorite necklace breaks, you can fix it by getting it soldered back together. These repairs an be very affordable, such as soldering a link of a simple gold or platinum chains which will cost around $20 and $35 respectively.

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How do I keep my necklace from turning around?

Balance Bead adorns your necklaces clasp and helps prevent it from slipping around to the front. Balance Bead acts as a counterweight: the weight of the Balance Bead should match the approximate weight of the pendant on your necklace combined with the weight of your chain.

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Why do guys wear gold chains?

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How thick should a man's chain be?

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How thick should a chain be for a pendant?

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What type of chain is best for a pendant?

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Can I wear a silver pendant on a gold chain?

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Why is it called Gucci link?

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What type of chain shines the most?

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Is a popcorn chain strong?

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