Transform Your Style with the Monaco Gold Chain Collection from Bayam JewelryOctober 14, 2023 · Click Teller

Monaco Chains: A Symbol of Elegance and Luxury

Cuban Link Chains are often available as Miami Cuban Link Chains and Monaco Cuban Link Chains. Unlike Miami Cuban Link Chains which feature round links, Monaco Cuban Link Chains feature more distinct, almost square-like links, offering a more unique, edgy, and luxurious design. With its distinctive box clasp, durability, light feel, and luxurious design, Monaco Chains are the embodiment of charisma, making them essential for every modern man and woman.

In this blog post, we will talk about everything you need to know about Monaco Chains, including different types of Monaco Chains, tips for choosing the perfect Monaco Chain, styling options, its value, and care and maintenance tips.

Quality Beyond Measure: Monaco Chains in 10K and 14K Gold

The first thing that you need to decide when buying a Monaco Chain is the karat - in other words, the purity of gold. Typically, a 14K gold chain is more valuable as it contains more gold than 10K. 14K contains 58.3% pure gold, mixed with silver, copper, and palladium alloy metals, whereas 10K contains 41.7% pure gold hardened with metal alloys made of silver, nickel, and iron. So the higher the karat, the higher the cost. Design-wise, you can’t really tell whether a chain is 10K or 14K just by looking at it, but 14K chains are heavier since they contain more gold. So whether you want 10K or 14K ultimately depends on personal preferences and your budget.

For example, take a look at our 10K Monaco Chain - Hollow and 14K Monaco Chain - Hollow. Both chains are 9 mm in width and 20” in length, but the 14K chain is clearly more expensive since it contains more gold. Weight-wise, while the 10K chain is 29.80 grams, the 14K chain is 34.00 grams. So for those who prefer light chains or want a more budget-friendly chain, then 10K is the right choice for you.


Bayam's Monaco Chain Collection: A Showcase of Opulence

The most significant quality of the Monaco Chain compared to the Miami Cuban Link Chain and other chains, is its wide variety of designs. Besides the classic yellow-gold design, the Monaco Chain comes in a variety of different designs, so we guarantee that there is a Monaco Chain for everyone.

For those who want a classic gold chain with a twist, our Diamond Cut Monaco Chain adds a touch of opulence to the classic gold chain. If you want bling without the use of diamonds or Cubic Zirconia, our Diamond Cut Monaco Chain in Yellow White Gold is guaranteed to turn heads. Or, with our favorite Reversible Monaco Chain, you can have two chains for the price of one! You can wear the yellow gold side for a more casual look, and the white gold side for a more luxurious look.

For those who are more edgy and want to showcase it with an edgy chain, our Edge Royal Link Monaco Chain, featuring even more strong-edged links, is guaranteed to showcase your edgy personality and style.


Or for a truly unique chain, our CZ Mariner Monaco Chain will not only add a touch of bling to your outfit, but also make you stand out from the crowd.


Choosing the Perfect Monaco Chain

With Monaco Chains, the possibilities are endless. There are so many different designs that you will not know which one to pick. But we have some tips to help you choose the perfect Monaco Chain for yourself.


The length is one of the most important factors to consider when buying a chain, as the wrong size will not look right. Of course, the length depends on personal preferences, but generally, you should choose a longer chain if you have a broad chest and shoulders, and a shorter chain if you have a smaller frame. If you want to know more, check out at our blog on Best Chain Length for Men.


Since Monaco Chains are quite chunky, you should consider the occasion and overall dress code. For example, a 24 mm Monaco Chain may not be appropriate for formal events like work dinners or weddings. For formal events, thinner chains, like a 6 mm Monaco Chain, are more suitable as they will compliment your formal ensemble. But for everyday wear, you can go as thick as you want! So it may be best to have more than one chain to ensure that you can show your different sides on different occasions.



Another thing to consider that is special to Monaco Chains is the clasp. With Monaco Chains, you can choose from a classic gold clasp, a Cubic Zirconia clasp, or a Baguette Cubic Zirconia clasp.


Personal Style

Most importantly, your Monaco Chain should match your overall style. Chains are all about expression, so you should choose a chain that showcases your style and personality the best.

Styling with Monaco Chains: From Casual to Formal

Monaco Chains are the perfect match for any outfit. The versatility in color, thickness, and length offers endless styling possibilities. You can wear them with a casual outfit during the day for a bold and stylish look, or with a formal ensemble during the night for a luxurious and elegant look.

The Monaco Chain is best worn by itself as this bold chain commands attention. But you can also layer your Monaco Chain with other chains, or style it with a Pendant for a bolder look. For example, if you have a long, thick Monaco Chain, you can combine it with a bold, eye-catching pendant like our Diamond Cut Last Supper Charm Pendant, which commands attention.


For shorter and thinner chains, a smaller pendant will look better as this will ensure that your chain is not overshadowed by your pendant, like our Diamond Cut Face Of Jesus With Halo Charm Pendant. You can also combine your Monaco Chain with a Monaco Bracelet of the same style to get the full Monaco Chain look!


Investing in Monaco Gold: Durability and Value

We know Monaco Chains are pricey but rest assured they are worth the money. Not only are they timeless pieces, but they are also strong and durable so they can even be a sentimental piece that is passed down from generation to generation. Bear in mind that gold is generally a good investment as its resale value may be higher. This makes our Monaco Chain a good investment besides a good tool for style and self-expression.

But you might wonder why Monaco Chains are more expensive than some other chains. There are a number of factors that affect the cost of Monaco Chains:

  • Material: Gold is one of the most expensive types of jewelry. At Bayam Jewelry, our Monaco Chains are made with 10K and 14K gold, so the higher the karats, the higher the cost.
  • Size: Monaco Chains are generally thicker than other chains, ranging between 5 mm to 24 mm depending on the style - we even have a 50 mm chain! Thicker chains require more gold, resulting in higher costs.
  • Design/Craftsmanship: The craftsmanship involved in their creation is another reason. At Bayam Jewelry, our Monaco Chains are meticulously handcrafted by skilled artisans who put enormous time and effort into making each chain, thereby resulting in a higher cost. This is not to say that our other chains are not made this way, but the complexity of Monaco Chain’s design requires more time and effort, making it more expensive than other styles.
  • Brand: The brand can also impact the price of Monaco Chains, as reputable brands offer higher quality materials with excellent craftsmanship. When buying gold jewelry, you should always choose reputable brands to ensure you are getting your money’s worth. At Bayam Jewelry, our Monaco Chains, and all our other jewelry, are handmade with the highest quality materials. We also offer lifetime warranty for all our products against defects in material and workmanship, so we offer ease of mind together with excellent quality, stylish jewelry.

Maintaining the Shine of Your Monaco Chain

Even though Monaco Chains are a captivating accessory that is perfect for any outfit and occasion, they may tarnish and lose their shine. That is why preserving your chain is important to ensure that it doesn’t tarnish and remains as bright as the first day. To do that, you should store it separately in a dry place, avoid harsh chemicals (including perfumes, body lotions etc), and most importantly clean it regularly. If you want to learn more about how to take care of your Monaco Chain, take a look at our blog on How to Keep Your Gold Jewelry from Tarnishing.

Taste Luxury with Bayam’s Monaco Chains


Monaco Chains are the perfect accessory to showcase your bold style and personality. They are the perfect chain to add a touch of luxury to your outfit and elevate your overall style. These captivating chains command attention and will ensure that you are always the centre of attention. Explore our Monaco Chains Collection and find the perfect chain to express yourself today.