How to Determine Your Bracelet Size

If the bracelet wearer knows his or her bracelet size, simply refer to the chart below to determine what size you should order. This chart includes bracelet measurements for children, women and men.

Children’s Bracelet Lengths

  • 2 to 5 years – 5.5 inches

  • 6 to 8 years – 6 inches

  • 9 to 13 years – 6.5 inches

 

Women’s Bracelet Lengths

  • Petite – 6” inches

  • Medium – 6.5 to 7 inches

  • Large – 7.5 – 7.75 inches

  • Plus size – 8 inches

  • Ankle bracelet – 9.5 to 10 inches

 

Men’s Bracelet Lengths

  • Small – 7 inches

  • Medium – 7.5 inches

  • Large – 7.75 inches

  • Plus size – 8 inches

 

The above chart includes approximate measurements for men’s, women’s, and children’s bracelet sizes. If exact measurements are necessary, you’ll need to take your own measurements to determine the correct bracelet size.

 

 

The following instructions provide an easy way to determine bracelet size and bangle size.

How to Measure for Bracelet Size

  1. Measure around the wrist at the wrist bone. Choose a place where you would normally wear a bracelet. To take the measurement, use a bracelet gauge, a ribbon measuring tape or even a strip of paper and a ruler.

  2. To use the strip of paper, mark where the end of the bracelet needs to be and then measure the paper with a ruler. No matter the method, the measurement is the wrist size. Increase the wrist measurement in the following increments to determine the bracelet size for how you want the bracelet to fit.

    • Add 1/4 to 1/2 inch for a snug fit.

    • Add 3/4 to 1 inch for a comfortable fit.

    • Add about 1-1/4 inch for a loose fit.

 

How to Measure for Bangle Size

  1. Hold your hand as if you were putting on a bangle. Bring all of your fingers together with your thumb and little finger touching.

  2. Measure around the hand at the widest point with a tape measure or a strip of paper. Be sure to pull the paper or tape measure snug against your skin. Mark the paper with a pen and measure it with a ruler. This measurement is the circumference of your hand.

  3. Use the following chart to determine the diameter of your hand, based on the circumference. After determining the diameter, choose a bangle that’s at least 1/4 inch larger in diameter than the diameter measurement of your hand,

 

Convert Hand Circumference to Diameter

  • 7-1/2 inches equals approximately 2-3/8 inches in diameter – small

  • 8-1/4 inches equals approximately 2-5⁄8 inches in diameter – medium

  • 8-5⁄8 inches equals approximately 2-3⁄4 inches in diameter – large

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