Why Are Sterling Silver Curb Chains So Popular?
Sterling silver curb chains have been an extremely popular style for many years. There are several good, solid reasons for this popularity. They are attractive and fashionable, they are available in a huge variety of styles and they are a strong basic chain. Many chains are as thick as they are wide. Curb chains are more wide than thick, so they lie flat on the wearer. This design is a modified cable chain. Both are simple link in link chains. Curb chains are flattened, so the links nest inside each other. A simple sterling silver cable chain can be placed between two pieces of leather and lightly hammered with a rawhide mallet to flatten it into a basic curb chain. There are many variations on the basic style, of course. These popular sterling silver chains are made in a good range of sizes less starting at less than 1mm wide to heavy styles more than 10mm wide. Women usually opt for the finer chains; the classic man’s style is a big, bold silver curb chain. Another reason this style