Hand with measuring tape around wrist

How to Tell What Bracelet Size You Wear

Buying bracelets is much easier if you know your correct wrist size. When you order a bracelet you want to fit it properly!

Most women feel comfortable wearing a bracelet that is 7-1/2" to 8" to  in size. The bracelet will hang between your hand and wrist bone, which is the most attractive position.

They say 7-1/2" to 8" is the average size, but my own wrist is 6".  I'm curious what your wrist size is.

These simple instructions will tell you how to measure your wrist properly.  This will also give you the information you need the next time you buy a bracelet.

Measure tightly where your wrist is broadest.

Measure your wrist with a flexible, soft tape measure just below the wrist bone (below the wrist bone is the area between your hand and the wrist bone). This is your actual wrist size, not your bracelet size.  Add approx. ½" to 1", depending on how you far you like bracelets to hang on your hand.   This is your actual bracelet size.

Average Bracelet Lengths:

Women's Lengths

Petite - 7"

Medium - 7-1/2"-8"

Large - 8-1/2"

Plus size - 9"

Ankle bracelet* - 9-1/2"-10"

*Anklets usually include a 1"-2" extension.

Men's Lengths

Small 8"

Medium 8-1/2"

Large 9"

Plus size 9-1/2"

Measure Your Wrist Size

Would you be so kind as to measure your own wrist for me and leave the measurement in the comments box below, along with your gender?  I'm very curious to know what my followers' sizes are.  Perhaps I can make bracelets more to your liking if I have correct numbers.

*Tip: If you don't have a tape measure handy, use a strip of paper or thin string, and mark it where it overlaps on your wrist. Then lay the strip flat to measure up to the mark using any ruler. 

Thank you for taking the time to do this.  I really appreciate it!

Black and white drawing of wrist with tape measure and instructions for measuring.

Check out Song Sense Jewelry\'s bracelets HERE.  I have a selection of sizes from average to large.  So if you think your wrist is too big for an average bracelet, check out my collection.  I also have cuffs, which fit nearly any size wrist because they are pliable.  

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