Finding your ideal bracelet size ensures a perfect, comfortable fit. Use this comprehensive bracelet sizing guide to measure your wrist and determine your bracelet size.
Measuring your bracelet size at home is simple with just a few supplies. Here are some easy methods:
A flexible measuring tape is the most accurate bracelet sizing tool. Here's how to use it:
Measure several times for consistency. Use your dominant hand, as it's often slightly larger. The tape should fit securely but not restrict blood flow.
A piece of string or yarn can also measure your bracelet size:
Make sure the string is snug but not uncomfortably tight when measuring. For accuracy, measure 3-4 times and use your dominant wrist.
If you have a bracelet that fits perfectly, use it to measure:
This is a quick and easy method if you have a properly fitting bracelet to use for sizing.
Use your wrist measurement in inches to find your bracelet size:
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How tight should a bracelet fit?
A bracelet should fit snugly without sliding up and down your wrist. You should be able to fit a finger comfortably between the bracelet and your wrist.
What if my wrist measures between sizes?
If between sizes, size up to the next half inch for a more comfortable fit. Bracelets can be difficult to clasp if too small.
Do I measure my dominant wrist?
Yes, typically your dominant wrist will be slightly larger, so measure it for your bracelet size.
When's the best time of day to measure?
Measure in the evening when your wrists are naturally a bit swollen after daily activity. Morning measurements may be slightly smaller.
Can I make a bracelet smaller if needed?
Some metal bracelets can be professionally shortened by a jeweler by removing links. Braided and fabric bracelets are more difficult to size down.
How do I find someone's bracelet size without them knowing?
Borrow a bracelet they wear regularly and measure it, or trace their wrist size on a strip of paper when their wrist is flat. Asking a close friend to measure their wrist also works.