To shorten an item, the jeweler simply measures how many inches need to be removed from one area of the item. Next, they take out that portion and then reattach the clasp end to the rest of the necklace or bracelet that’s been shortened.
How much does it cost for a jeweler to shorten a necklace?
To shorten a regular chain, the service is around $30-35. For thick chains in Cuban, curb, or Figaro style, the jeweler has to spend more time and labor to remove the links, so expect a corresponding increase of $20 or more in price.
Can you make a necklace shorter?
If you have the necessary instruments at your home, the measuring tapes, the scissors, cutting tools, you can also shorten your necklace without the need of a jeweler. Complex types of necklaces such as the snake chain, chains with stones studded on them, or the rope chains are not easy to shorten.
Can you make a Cuban chain shorter?
Can you shorten a cuban link chain – something. Q: Do you accept OEM service? A: YES. We can make customized designed products according to the drawing or samples of both gemstone and jewelry.
Can a herringbone chain be shortened?
Once you damage your herringbone necklace, you can have it repaired, but depending on the problem, the chain may never look the same. If the chain is just bent, it can be straightened out and flattened, but the twisted place will remain a weak spot.