How to choose your bracelet size?

Bracelets come in many different sizes and shapes and are a lovely addition to your jewelry collection. When it comes to choosing a bracelet, it is key to make sure that the sizing is just the right fit. Especially when ordering a bracelet online, it is much easier if you have the right size. It is a simple procedure to determine your bracelet size and can be done from the comfort of your home with household items!

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Total time to do it: 2 minutes

Organize the tools needed beforehand:
Piece of paper
Masking Tape
Necessary items

Step 1: Preparations

Lay out the needed tools beforehand.
  • You will need: a pen, scissors, masking tape, a ruler, and a piece of paper.
  • Cut a thin strip of the piece of paper, you will need this to measure your wrist.
Wrap Paper

Step 2: Wrap Paper

  • Stick a piece of masking tape to the end of the strip of paper and stick the piece of tape to your wrist.
  • Wrap the strip of paper just below the wrist bone, where you would usually wear a bracelet.
  • Mark your strip with a pen where the end of the bracelet needs to be.

Step 3: Measure

Measure the paper strip with a ruler. This is the wrist size. For charm bracelets that you want draping across the top of your hand, measure the point where your wrist meets your hand and add approximately 1.3 centimeters allowance to that.
Bracelet Size Chart

Step 4: Bracelet Size Chart

Use the following bracelet size chart to determine the diameter of your hand. To find the bracelet size, increase the wrist measurement based on the following increments, based on how you would like the bracelet to fit:
  • For a snug fit, add 0.6cm to 1.3cm.
  • For a comfort fit, add 1.9cm to 2.5cm.
  • For a loose fit, add 2.5cm to 3.2cm.
Please check out our Bracelet Size Guide below to discover your bracelet size.
Bracelet Size Guide
Size Inside circumference (cm) Inside circumference (in)
XS 14 5.5
S 15.2 6
S/M 16.5 6.5
M 17.8 7
L 19 7.5
XL 21.5 8.5

Printable Bracelet Sizer

If you already own a bracelet that you like how it fits and would like to find the exact same size, print out our PDF Bracelet Size Finder! Place your bracelet on the size diagrams until you find the correct match.

Tally Moran
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