Collar (jewelry)

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Sir Thomas More wearing the Collar of Esses as Lord Chancellor, by Hans Holbein the Younger (1527).

In jewelry, a collar is an ornament for the neck.

Collar is an older word for necklace, and is usually reserved today for a necklace that lies flat to the body rather than hanging freely.

In contemporary fine jewelry, collar necklaces are 14 inches in chain length. In street fashion, collars are more commonly referred to as dog collars. Dog collars are associated with the punk scene and the BDSM scene.[1]

Specifically, collar may refer to:

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