Different Types of Bracelets for Ladies

Different Types of Bracelets for Ladies

Shubham Anil Jain
Sr. Consultant
Cent Edge Solutions LLP, Bangalore, India
Email: shubhamajain125@gmail.com


A piece of jewellery that is particularly worn around the wrist is known as bracelet. Bracelets may serve different purposes, like used as an ornament. When it is being used as ornaments, bracelets may have a supportive function which is majorly to hold other items of decoration, like charms.

It is found that, bracelets have been around always. In fact, it is found that the bracelet which is made out of green stone was originated in a Siberian cave dates back more than 40,000 years, according to experts and analysis. They’ve been used as fashion accessories which is worn around the wrist as well as worn as status symbols. Even during tough times, they’ve even been used as protective arm guards.

Different Types of Bracelets for Ladies:
There are different types of bracelets available, each defining a statement in its own way. Each showcasing a certain value of aesthetic, each symbolizing a certain style, fashion, representing a certain value and importance subculture, and each with its own tradition and origin value. Below are types of the bracelets for ladies:

Bangle Bracelets:
These types of bracelets are more rigid, non-flexible in nature, and usually in a circular design. Unlike most bracelets, it is found that bangles do not have closures. Again there are two types available: classic bangles which is closed and open bangles, the specialty is that they are easier to fit in a huge range of sizes. Bangle bracelets can be  worn in different styles such as a single statement piece or opt for layered, one can also loose on the wrist, or higher up on the arm, depending on the preferred fashion. Bangles are majorly been made of metals and occasionally manufactured of plastic materials, wood, stone, or glass.

Bangle Bracelets
Fig: Bangle Bracelet

Tennis Bracelets:
They are generally perpetuity strands particularly featuring diamonds. Even they also available adorned with more affordable gems. The feature includes, they are symmetrical, connected gemstones on a metal fixture or chain that can be either rigid or elasticated. The stones which are used in tennis bracelets are generally of the same size and color. Just like to pearl bracelets, classic bangles, and chain bracelets, tennis bracelets are also considered a timeless piece of jewellery that ranks very high when it comes to versatility and universal appeal.

Tennis Bracelets
Fig: Tennis Bracelets

Chain Bracelets:
They are majorly been made of metallic links. Here, the types of chains can differ, with the most famous being classic cable chains showcasing interlocked oval links, rope chains, box chains, Byzantine chains, and wheat chains. Majorly the chain bracelets are manufactured of metals, like gold, silver, or stainless steel, and sometimes plastic or wood. All chain bracelets posses closures, as they don’t expand and the most famous chain bracelet closure type is the lobster claw.

Chain Bracelets
Fig: Chain Bracelet

Charm Bracelets:
The one who is looking for the jewellery that truly reflects your personality, a charm bracelet may be perfect choice for them. Go with a charm bracelet and personalize your new jewellery staple with a meaningful birthstone charm, or an inspirational charm or a charm to celebrate a special memory. There’s no wrong way to personalize the charm bracelet with charms, which is what makes each piece so special and unique.

Charm Bracelets
Fig: Charm Bracelet

Cuff Bracelets:
It is considered as one of the easier bracelet types to use, it is not generally found to be flexible but usually has an opening in the bracelet that makes it easy to put on your wrist using a rolling motion. Just like to bangle bracelets, cuff bracelets are also found in an range of metals and textures. This type of bracelet gives a bold, trendy look, as well as can be great for an everyday accessory.

Cuff Bracelets
Fig: Cuff Bracelet

Pearl Bracelets:
This type of bracelet features a string of real pearls, where particular gem is individually knotted for giving an extra safety. Other famous designs are multi-layered pearl bracelets, in designs changing chain and pearls. The high majority of pearl bracelets available in the market feature cultured pearls, which includes freshwater and saltwater types in a wide variety of colors. There are available in different types of colors, with the most famous being classic white gems, ivory or champagne, pink, peach, golden and darker shades.

Pearl Bracelets
Fig: Pearl Bracelet

Beaded Bracelets:
It is found to be one of the most multifaceted types of bracelets which are there in market. It majorly differs in their materials such as colorful gemstones to exceptional and outstanding silver, beaded bracelets, which are considered as a good option for covering and can be fabricated in various ways to suit your taste and preferences.

Beaded Bracelets
Fig: Beaded Bracelet

Hinged Bracelets:
This types of bracelets are majorly cuff bracelets which posses a spring hinges that make them easy to hold around the wrist. Tension and hinged bracelets are generally finished in an ovular shape, which make it possible them to fit tighter on the wrist. This can be a big opportunity if you have a desk job or doing a job that requires you to use your hands.

Hinged Bracelets
Fig: Hinged Bracelets

Leather Bracelets:
For those who don’t like metal jewelry, a leather bracelet is a good alternative for them. They go well with the sewage look. They are commonly cuff-bracelet which are made of leather that attracts to youth the most. These are popular type of bracelet for young men and are generally inexpensive.

Leather Bracelets
Fig: Leather Bracelets

Shamballa Bracelet:
It is incorporated from the beliefs and thoughts of Buddhists, to give inner calm and peace. They were originated in the Republic of France commercially and since then have become a good and popular choice amongst the youth for their stylish and fashionable looks. They are available in different styles and colors and are commonly manufactured using leather or nylon strands knitted together with gems with one to seven beads.

Shamballa Bracelet
Fig: Shamballa Bracelet

Delicate Bracelets:
It is more simple, delicate and add a touch of sparkle without overwhelming the attire. This type bracelet are simply thin gold or silver chains, while others highlights gemstones. These bracelets posses a quiet beauty that makes other aspects of the outfit to stand out. The one who is wearing bold earrings or a statement necklace, go for balancing it with a delicate bracelet.

Delicate Bracelets
Fig: Delicate Bracelet

Link Bracelets:
This type of bracelet is being made of interlocking links, a link bracelet is a good alternative when you want to add a little drama to your attire. Go for wearing it as is or add a charm either way, this chunky style is an eye-catching stuff to any outfit.

link bracelets
Fig: Link bracelets

So, to summaries with any fashion stylist and expert will tell you that the key to transforming attire from good to best is the right selection of accessories. Although necklaces, earrings, shoes, scarves, hats, etc. all play a role in dominating your look, don’t forget about the importance of bracelets. Whether you opt for a single chain or a stack of bangles, bracelets has power to make a stylish impact on any attire. There are many factors to consider when you’re selecting which bracelet to wear, which majorly includes the occasion, one’s personal style, current jewellery trends and most importantly the season.


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Q1. How many bracelets should ladies wear?
Ans: One can go for wearing minimum of two bracelets, while many ladies choose to wear up to five bracelets at a time. Always choose the number of bracelets that you’re comfortable wearing without any problem.

Q2. Which type of bracelet is best to wear?
Ans: To select a best type of bracelet, it majorly depends on your personal style, the occasion you are wearing for, and your preferences as well as taste. Some popular bracelet styles that one may consider is bangles, cuffs, charm bracelets, tennis bracelets, beaded, delicate, pearl bracelets.

Q3. What is common size of a bracelet?
Ans: For ladies bracelets, the standard length of the bracelet is 6.5 – 7.5 inches, the most common and standard length is being 7 inches.

Q4. Is it ok to wear bracelet all day?
Ans: Yes, one may wear the bracelet all day, every day. Typically, a lightweight bracelet will feel virtually weightless, easily move with your hands and more comfortable for your daily activities. Delicate chains are also being a great option, as they are kind of thin bangles and cuffs.

Q5. Do bracelets help to make you look appealing and attractive?
Ans: Yes, it plays a role to make one look attractive. A bracelet has a power to make the attire complete on its own. It is found that, many men think more appreciatively of women when she has a bracelet on, making her more appealing in his eyes.

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