Silver and gold chain necklaces can be worn by itself or with a pendant. Common jewelry chains styles include gold rope chains, box chains, snake chains, and link chains. Box chain necklaces are decorative chains made up of links which are squared off rather than rounded. This style of chain has a masculine appearance and somewhat resembles the craft known as lanyard or gimp. Box chains are most commonly found in sterling silver and 14k or 18k yellow gold and white gold chains. Shop GoldenMine.com's attractive selection of top quality box chains at affordable prices.