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What are the Different Types of Cuban Link Necklaces?

What is a Cuban Link Chain?

Cuban link jewellery is an exquisite and unique creation that has been passed down through generations. Cuban link sterling silver jewellery was created with a specific purpose in mind. Cuban link silver jewellery is often a family heirloom that has been passed down for generations. It is made up of links, which are connected by a chain. The links can be solid or have small openings to create a design. This type of jewellery was said to have originated in ancient Rome, where it was common for soldiers to wear their identification tags as part of their uniforms. It eventually became popular in Cuba and Haiti during the late 1800s and early 1900s, handcrafted from gold or silver wire. Later, The designer, Vinny, wanted to create a sophisticated and elegant line of jewellery that is perfect for any formal event. Cuban link sterling silver jewellery is said to be the "go-to" bracelet or necklace for those who want to combine an element of style and sophistication without being too trendy or too over the top.

The Different Types of Cuban Link Chains

There are many different types of Cuban Link Chains. They are used for various purposes, and they can vary in size, shape, and weight. The simplest type of Cuban Link Chain is the single link chain. It only has one piece with a clasp to connect it to other chains or accessories. The most popular type is the single link Cuban Link Chain that is double-stranded. It consists of two strands with a chain that connects them both together at intervals. It commonly features an adjustable clasp to easily be worn and removed by just about anyone and guarantees flexibility when putting on or taking off jewellery. Finally, the four-link Cuban Link Chain is the most common type found in today's marketplaces. It combines the beauty of simplicity with practicality and versatility without sacrificing any quality.

Traditional Cuban Necklace Styles to Consider

Cuban necklaces have been worn for centuries by many different cultures. The reason is that they are a sign of purity and chastity. Traditionally, only women in Cuba have worn them, but today men also often wear them.

The five traditional styles of Cuban necklaces are the Milagrosa, the Duende, the Negro Curañao, the También and the Aguacate.

  • The Milagrosa necklace: The Milagrosa necklace is traditionally made from a crucifix or medallion with a loop on one end and a string or chain on the other. Whoever wears it can submit their wishes to God by tying the necklace onto the cross and crossing themselves. The necklace has been in existence since at least 1886, when it was noted by Emilio Aguinaldo, President of the Philippines, as having been worn by his mother. It was also noted to have been in use during Napoleon I's invasion of Spain in 1808. It is said that if you wear this necklace, your wishes will come true. 

  • The Duende necklace: The Duende necklace is traditionally made from two strings or chains with crosses or medallions dangling between them. The name Duende is derived from a Spanish word for the supernatural being of Andalusian folklore, which appeared in the form of an ugly and diminutive goblin who danced in dark mountain caves and forests to make people feel uneasy. This necklace is said to protect its wearer against the evil eye, ward off curses, and bring good luck. The Duende is also believed to give protection against illnesses such as colds or sore throats. In some regions, the Duende necklace was said to increase fertility.

  • Negro Curañao: These necklaces come from the island of Curañao and have a long history. They first became popular in the 17th century, when Spanish sailors who had been to Cuba brought them back. The Cuban Link Necklace is a handmade item traditionally made of gold or sterling silver wire. The design is a variation on the classic chain link necklace. One end is fixed to a bar that loops through and attaches to another loop on the opposite side near the top. The Cuban chain link was initially created by an American jeweller named Louis Comfort Tiffany in the late 1800s. Tiffany noticed that Cubans were making chains out of links that were not connected. Still, he wanted his chain links to be connected together so they would not fall apart. Thus, this new type of necklace became known as "Cuban Links.

  • También Cuban: También Cuban Link Necklaces are jewellery made by Hugo Luis Rodríguez Mora, inspired by his native Cuba in the early 1900s. The necklaces are created with a T-shaped clasp that symbolizes the union between two people.

  • Aguacate Cuban: The Aguacate Cuban Link Necklaces are designed to symbolize Cuba's rich history and culture. They are made from hand-selected gold-plated sterling silver and are coated with a special protective lacquer to ensure that they will last for years. The Aguacate Cuban Link Necklaces come in 16 different colours and styles, so you can find the perfect necklace for any occasion.

Cuban Link Chains in Sterling Silver

Cuban Link Chains are popular because they are flashy yet elegant and classy. Cuban Link chains have been popular for years. It has the style and elegance of a classic chain but with a little extra flair. The links are made of sterling silver, and the clasp is made of 14 karat gold. This is one of the more affordable chains on our list, making it perfect for someone who wants to try out Cuban links without paying too much money. If you want to dress up your outfit with an accessory that will make people stop and stare, then look no further than a Cuban link chain.

How the Collection is Made?

Cuban Link Necklaces are handmade in Cuba, using natural stones, wood, and a kind of wax that gives the final product its characteristic shine. The process begins with a wax mould shaped into the desired form, and then a stone or other material such as wood or crystals is added. Next, the metal chain is inserted into the mould, followed by more wax to seal it off and make it waterproof. Finally, it's sanded down for aesthetic purposes before finally being finished with either lacquer or polish to give it its shine.

How to Avoid Buying a Fake Cuban Link Sterling silver Chain?

There are many fake Cuban Link Sterling silver Chains in the market, which is not easy to identify. Fake Cuban Link Sterling silver Chains usually come with the following features:

- Quality is not excellent, which can be seen as soon as you handle it
- The tags may have spelling mistakes or lack serial numbers
- The links may be loose and not tight
- They may be plated and not sterling silver

Style and Design 

The Cuban Link Chain is a stylish way to accessorize your outfit and stand out from the crowd. It is made with high quality and has a nice weight to it. The chain is around 1.2mm in width, making it subtle and noticeable when wearing a suit or dress. This chain has some excellent qualities that set it apart from other chains on the market. The links are closed together by round bars for aesthetics rather than open like most chains do. This Cuban Link Chain also does not have any markings on the back to tell people what metal was used, so there will be no fingerprints on your neck from rubbing against the barcode sticker!

Why You Should Choose a Cuban Link Chain Today

Cuban link chains are perfect for today's modern world. With more and more people travelling, these chains can make for a perfect gift or souvenir. The Cuban link chain is also full of history, making it an excellent choice for anyone who appreciates history and culture. A Cuban Link Chain makes the perfect gift or souvenir for anyone who loves travelling and exploring new cultures. They have a rich history that you will appreciate and show off with the different links with every chain.

What Makes Cuban Link Sterling Silver Chain Unique?

The best quality of Cuban link chains is they are made with silver that is 99.9% pure. This ensures that the quality and craftsmanship are excellent. Cuban link chains are an affordable, high-quality option for those who want to put together a fashionable look without spending too much money. With a Cuban chain, you can be sure that your jewellery is trendy and on-trend. This is because they come in popular shapes and sizes and high-quality materials like silver which has always been in style no matter the decade or trend.

Sterling silver Cuban necklaces are the perfect option for anyone looking for a trendy accessory to wear. They can be worn with anything from jeans to a little black dress, and even casual t-shirts. We have an aesthetic collection of stainless steel Cuban Necklace Styles and designs at our online store. Check out our collection here.