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How to Measure Bracelet Size for a Perfect Fit Every Time

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Finding the perfect bracelet is a task that can be both exciting and daunting. You want to make sure it fits properly and looks great, but how can you measure your wrist for the best size possible?

With a few simple steps, you'll have an accurate measurement of your wrist in no time. Knowing your exact size will help ensure that when you buy or make bracelets, they fit perfectly every time. Read on to learn how to measure bracelet size for a perfect fit each time!

Measuring Wrist Circumference

Measuring Wrist Circumference

Measuring your wrist circumference can easily be done with a flexible tape measure or by using a strip of paper. To ensure an accurate reading, simply follow these three simple steps:

  1. Wrap the flexible measuring tape or paper strip in a snug fit (but not too tightly) around your wrist, where you plan to wear the bracelet
  2. Make a mark at the point where the end of the tape measure or paper meets the start
  3. Measure the distance between the two marks to get your wrist circumference.

It's important to keep in mind that this measurement should be taken while your wrist bone is in its natural state (i.e., not swollen or contracted).

Simple Size Chart

Bracelet Size

Length (Inches)

Length (Centimeters)

Wrist Circumference (Inches)

Wrist Circumference (Centimeters)


5.5 or less

14.0 or less

5.0 or less

12.7 or less


5.5 - 6.0

14.0 - 15.2

5.0 - 5.5

12.7 - 14.0


6.0 - 6.5

15.2 - 16.5

5.5 - 6.0

14.0 - 15.2


6.5 - 7.0

16.5 - 17.8

6.0 - 6.5

15.2 - 16.5


7.0 - 7.5

17.8 - 19.1

6.5 - 7.0

16.5 - 17.8


7.5 - 8.0

19.1 - 20.3

7.0 - 7.5

17.8 - 19.1


8.0 or more

20.3 or more

7.5 or more

19.1 or more

Remember, these estimates are based on typical brands and designs. To guarantee you get the most accurate fit, measure wrist size carefully and compare it to each bangle size or bracelet chart prior to making a purchase.

Measuring Bracelet Width

The width of a bracelet refers to the thickness of the band. Some bracelets have a slim profile, while others are more substantial and make a bold statement.

To measure bracelet width, simply use a ruler to measure the width of the band at its widest point.

Factors to Consider When Measuring Bracelet Size

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Finding the correct bracelet size can be an intimidating task, especially when you've just stumbled upon a gorgeous design that you must have! But don't worry; it's actually quite simple!

All you need to think about are wrist circumference, bracelet width, and comfort and fit preferences. Knowing your wrist circumference is important because the upper limit of the bracelet size needs to match up with it.

That said, if you don’t know your exact size you can also measure against an existing piece of jewelry that fits perfectly on one of your wrists. Understanding the width of the bracelet is also essential since it will impact whether or not it lays flat and how much space it takes up around your arm.

And finally put in mind your comfort preferences, whether you want a loose fit for your bracelet or tighter for a specific look or feel. With these considerations in mind, finding the perfect size won't be hard!

Adjusting Bracelet Size for Comfort and Fit

If you're shopping for a bracelet with an included clasp, there are several methods of changing its size to ensure the most comfortable fit. Many bracelets come with removable links that can be taken out or replaced depending on your desired length, while others have built-in clasps along the band which allow multiple points of fastening or such as metal cuffs bracelet that can be adjusted slightly, if done with care.

When selecting an adjustable bracelet, think about factors such as the type and design of clasp used, as well as how easy it would be to make further alterations should they become necessary in future.

Tips for a Perfect Fit Every Time

  1. Measure your wrist: The key to finding the perfect bracelet size is to know your wrist measurement! Grab a soft measuring tape or a piece of string, wrap it around your wrist, and voila! You've got your wrist size.
  2. Check the size chart: Most bracelet brands provide a bracelet sizing chart to help you choose the right size. Make sure to take a quick peek and compare it to your wrist measurement to find the perfect match.
  3. Consider the design of the bracelet: Some bracelets come with a chunky design that may need larger bracelet sizes. Keep the width of the bracelet in mind when choosing the size to make sure it fits just right.
  4. Try on the bracelet: If you have the opportunity, try the bracelet on before making a final decision. This will give you a better idea of how it feels and whether it's comfortable to wear.
  5. Adjustable bracelets: If you're not quite sure about your size or prefer some flexibility, go for a bracelet with an adjustable closure. This type of custom bracelets lets you customize the fit to your wrist, so you'll always feel comfortable.

Menashe & Sons Jewelers

Are you ready to step up your bracelet game? Look no further than Menashe & Sons! This amazing store boasts a stunning collection of bracelets that are sure to leave you mesmerized. From elegant and sophisticated to bold and eye-catching, Menashe & Sons has it all.

But wait, there's more! Not only does Menashe & Sons offer a diverse collection of bracelets, but they also believe in delivering quality. Each piece is expertly crafted with the finest materials and attention to detail, ensuring that you get a bracelet that not only looks amazing but is built to last.

And if you're unsure of your size or style, have no fear! The helpful team at Menashe & Sons is always there to guide you in finding the perfect bracelet for you. With their expertise and attention to detail, you'll walk away with a bracelet that fits like a glove.

So, why settle for just any bracelet when you can have the best? Visit Menashe & Sons today and discover your next favorite bracelet! Trust us, you won't be disappointed.