Some chains can simply make you stand out from the crowd – Miami Cuban link chains are one of them. They are thicker than standard chains, and are made of substantial pieces of gold that are interlocked in a unique pattern that almost resembles herringbone. The style was popularized by Miami-area rappers (hence the name of the chain style and pattern) but it can be worn by just about anyone, as long as you style it correctly.

Various Lengths of Miami Cuban Link Chains

Unlike some necklaces that only come in standard 18-inch and 20-inch lengths, Miami Cuban link chains are available in a variety of them. You have your choice of 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, and 40-inch chains. This means that no matter how big your neck is, or how far down you want your chain to hang, there is one available for you. Some of the longer lengths can even be doubled up for maximum impact.

Pick Your Favorite Style
Do you prefer white gold or yellow gold? Maybe rose gold? How about encrusted in tiny pave’ diamonds? Miami Cuban link chains are available in all of these, from 10K to 14K gold. While most of the thicker widths (those 3 millimeters and up) are marketed towards men, this does not mean that women are limited to only the 2.5 millimeter ones. Anyone can pull them off – all that you need is a little confidence – so feel free to choose the best ones that suit your personal taste and style.

How to Style Your Miami Cuban Link Chain

Due to the thickness of the metal, Miami Cuban link chains can make many other pieces of jewelry look insubstantial. This means that you should either wear it alone around your neck, or looped alongside several other similar chains. Earrings may get lost in the “shuffle,” unless they are large as well. However, you can get away with wearing rings, bracelets, and other pieces of jewelry, whether or not the metal matches. (The rule on wearing only yellow gold with other yellow gold items – and so on – went out the window a long time ago.)

As far as clothing is concerned, you can wear a Miami Cuban link chain with just about anything. It will look nice with a tailored suit for men, or a skirt suit for women. You can wear one with your club gear, that designer sweat suit that you lounge around in, your casual outfits and, really, anything else that you can think of. The outfits that you can wear a Miami Cuban link chain with are as versatile as the style of the chains themselves.

Miami Cuban link chains are guaranteed to turn heads, so be prepared for some attention when you’re wearing them, no matter what you’ve chosen to wear with one. Their versatility makes the price well worth it, and you should find yourself reaching for your chain on a daily basis. Your biggest problem may be choosing just which one(s) to buy! 

At 24diamonds.com we have a rich selection of Miami Cuban link chains!

Watches are an investment. A good, solid everyday timepiece can cost anywhere from almost $700 (for an Aqua Master with diamond accents) into the thousands. There are also statement watches, such as the $51,400 Joe Rodeo Master Piece watch. To put it simply: you need to protect your watches when they aren’t on your wrist, particularly when you are travelling with them. This is where Orbita travel cases and display boxes come in handy. 

Multi-Watch Orbita Display Boxes
Orbita watch display boxes can be as impressive as the watches that they hold! Some models consist of a wooden box made of a stylish teak or black burl, both designed to show case the wood of the box, as well as its contents. Once you’ve chosen the type of wooden box that you’d like to keep your watches in, you have a decision to make – to go with either a single row-model, which holds up to six watches, each with an individual padded compartment, or a multi-level one, which has a removable upper tray, as well as a lower section to hold the watches.
No matter the type of case, all have a black suede lining that covers the inside. These will prevent your watches from getting bumped against the interior sides of box, which can cause scratches, dents and dings. The parts of the cases that have individual compartments are also lined with this material, with the difference between the two styles being the watch pillows, which are also covered in the same black suede. A watch wrapped around one of these pillows can be shown off, as well as protected.

Single Watch Orbita Travel Cases
If you only need to bring one watch with you on your next business trip, then you’ll need to choose a single-watch case. After all, why miss the chance to pack light by taking a huge case for only one watch? A single watchcase from Orbita consists of a black leather box with a padded interior. Like the watch display boxes, the insides of them are covered in padded black suede, which will keep your watch in good shape while in transit.

Multi-Watch Orbita Travel Cases
Depending on the number of watches that you need to take with you, there are options ranging from a double watchcase to something larger. Some of the Orbita cases hold as many as 16 different watches, although there are others that hold three, five, eight or twelve. All of these travel cases close securely, and have leather exteriors and suede interiors. Your watches won’t get damaged in transit in one of them. 

When you have a diamond accented watch, the last thing that you want to do is keep it hidden away. Thankfully, Orbita display boxes provide you with the opportunity to store your watches in style when they aren’t being worn. If you need to travel with several different watches – one for each suit – then you’ll need a padded travel case that will keep your watch safe. One word of advice however: always pack your watches in your carry-on luggage! 

24diamonds.com is an authorized dealer of Orbita travel cases and watch boxes! Please visit us for a complete product line of Orbita!

Religious pendants are a great way to publically express your faith. You won’t have to say a word – just sit back and let your jewelry do the talking for you. The most commonly thought of religious necklaces are simple cross and Star of David pendants, however, there are many more than those to choose from.

With so many different options – some in sterling silver, some in white, standard and rose gold, others with diamond accents, you’ll no doubt be able to find just the right one to suit your style and your religion. 

Christian Symbols
A cross, whether made of gold or silver, or embellished with diamonds, is the standard symbol of many Christian religions. However, you can step outside the box and choose other important symbolization as well, most notably Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary. There are several different versions of each available. Some of the most notable include Jesus with angel wings in a circle or a simple facial portrayal complete with long hair and a crown of thorns (made of your choice of three different colors of 14K gold and encrusted with pave diamonds.) The Virgin Mary options are simpler, as she is either depicted in a seated position, or with just her head, large halo and arms – in a position of prayer – all in rose, standard or white gold.

Jewish Symbols
The Chai symbol is a combination of two different Hebrew letters. It stands for the importance of life – something that you can show off with a white gold pendant fully encrusted with tiny diamonds. Another important Jewish symbol, as discussed above, is the Star of David. Options range from a seemingly simple Star of David coated in sparkly diamonds, or a combination of the Star and the Chai symbol. One particular standout looks like a basic sterling silver Star of David, until you look at the sides of it and notice the tiny oxidized filigree work. No matter how you’d like to profess your Jewish faith, there are plenty of pendants to choose from!

The Hamsa
The Hamsa is a symbol of many religions. In Christianity, it’s referred to as the Hand of Mary, while those who follow the Jewish religion call it the Hand of Miriam. In Islam, it’s the Hand of Fatima. There are as many different options of this pendant as there are meanings! The main depiction of it is the same: three fingers pointing downward with the thumb and pinky pointed slightly outward to form an almost-organic shape. Some pendants have an eye at the center, while others consist only of the hand-shape. Either way, you have you choice to colors, finishes and embellishments.

Ideally, a religious pendant goes with anything. These particular ones stand out, and work well with everything from work wear to casual outfits. You don’t need to be Madonna in order pull off a religious pendant and colorful track suit combination! In fact, as long as you feel confident in what you’re wearing, feel free to wear your religious pendant. There are no fashion related rules about self-expression.  

Please visit Religious Pendants section at 24diamonds.com to find the right piece of faith for yourself! 

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