maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering chain jewellery

On the hunt for that effortless, put on and never take off, necklace stack? Discover our collection of most-loved chain necklaces. Stack and layer, mixing bold with delicate, classic with contemporary, gold with silver - no rules apply when it comes to styling your chains! We’ve assembled some of our personal favourites along with some tips to get you started on building your one-of-a-kind layered look. 



Classic and bold

9ct solid gold icons, perfect as standout solo pieces on days where you’re feeling more minimalist or as the eye-catching base to build your stack foundations upon.

1. The Snake Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold Snake layering chain

One of our most-loved chains, this vintage-inspired Snake Chain is a great stand-alone piece or the perfect base for your layering looks. Crafted in 9ct solid gold with a beautiful high shine finish, this flat chain lays delicately on your collarbone.


2. The Mesh Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering mesh chain

Reminiscent of ancient armour, this supple chain is a modern must-have, crafted in 9ct solid gold. Substantial yet comfortably lightweight this necklace is perfect for everyday wear.


3. The Heavy Paper Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering heavy paper chain necklace

The Heavy Paper Chain is an essential for any necklace stack. Designed with a link known to symbolise unity and solidarity, this chain is the perfect strong base to build around. This bolder take on the minimalist jewellery staple is crafted link by link in 9ct solid gold.


4. The T-Bar Belcher Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold t-bar belcher chain

Our take on a vintage classic. Our T-Bar is hand-carved in 9ct solid gold with our signature organic texture in our London studio and paired with a chunky belcher chain to create the perfect centrepiece to your necklace stack.


5. The Anchor Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering anchor chain

Chunky 9ct solid gold links form this timeless chain. A true modern heirloom, this necklace is destined to become a lifelong addition to your jewellery box and the ultimate finishing touch to your stack.


Delicate and Fine

Contemporary yet timeless chains, crafted as dainty options to add to your favourite layering combinations. Made for life, these are the chains you’ll never want (or need) to take off. 


1. The Belcher Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering belcher chain

A classic chain composed of oval links, this design feels equally as contemporary today as when it first appeared in 18th century Britain. The Oval Belcher Chain in 9ct solid gold is the piece in your collection you’ll reach for time and time again.


2. The Figaro Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold and sterling silver figaro chain

A delicately intricate design, our Figaro Chains are perfect for adding some texture to your everyday mix of layering chains. Originating in Italy, this chain is named after the main character Mozart’s classical opera “The Marriage of Figaro.”


3. The Curb Chain

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold curb chain layering necklace

This flat linked chain is a modern classic with a history that can be traced back to both Ancient Egypt and Greece. Crafted in 9ct solid gold or sterling silver, the minimalist design of this chain makes it the perfect piece for any occasion. 




1. Mix bold with delicate

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering paper chain jewellery

Balance your stack with a combination of a bolder and more delicate links. Pair the lighter Paper Chain Necklace with its heavier counterpart to achieve this look. 


2. Play with chain lengths and texture

maya magal london handcrafted solid gold layering chain looks

Choosing chains with varying lengths and links is integral to building that effortlessly “messy” necklace stack we all love so much. Opting for different chain lengths can add balance, while playing with different chain links adds texture.


3. Add charms to create a personalise centrepiece 

Personalise your chains with charms to make your necklaces completely unique to you. Irridescent pearls and colourful gemstones add a vibrant finishing touch to your stack. 


maya magal london handcrafted solid gold pearl jewellery

Luminous pearl charms, beautifully hand-finished with 9ct solid gold, are added to both bold and dainty links to create the perfect sculptural organic centrepiece of your stack. A truly versatile gem, we’re always reaching for our pearls no matter the season or the occasion. 



maya magal london handcrafted solid gold birthstone necklaces

Build your own necklace with a personalised selection of sentimental birthstones, set in smooth 9ct solid gold. Perfectly giftable and completely individual, get creative with our collection of charms as a special birthday treat for someone special (or for yourself!).



maya magal london handcrafted sterling silver and gemstone Chroma collection

Dive into colour with citrine, peridot, and topaz in our Chroma Collection. Add a splash of vibrancy to your necklace stack, paired perfectly with cool sterling silver.  


September 20, 2023

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