The bangle bracelet (in silver, gold plating or stainless steel) is a closed rigid bracelet. As such, it does not open, but rather slips over the hand. Its size therefore differs from a bracelet with a clasp, which adjusts to sit close to the wrist.
Your bangle bracelet is the right size when sliding the bangle over your hand is met with a slight resistance: this ensures that you will not loose the bracelet.
Note that the hand is wider than the wrist and so it is the length of your hand circumference that you need to know in order to accurately determine the size your bangle should be!
So you have never worn a closed rigid bangle and therefore don't know what size to go for. Not to worry: simply use a seamstress' measuring tape to measure your hand circumference!
Here are a few tips for taking this measurement and determining your size:
We alsooffer a tutrial that you can download and print out: you can thus cut out your paper ruler and take your measurement with ease!
If you already own a closed rigid bangle bracelet and your new bangle is to be worn on the same wrist, you can use our guide to determine which size to order.
To do so, all you have to do is print out the documentour guide by clicking on the button below!