Size Info

Your bangle or bracelet is made to measure. Hence, it is important to take correct measurements. You will need slightly different measures depending on what type of bangle you are getting.

How to measure the size for а round or oval bangle without hinge? (Classic, Droplet, Signature Full)

Classic, Droplet, Signature Full

Have you noticed when trying on a bangle it could be difficult to slip it through your hand or it falls off when you drop your arm down? The key measure is not your wrist, but your hand.

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You have two alternatives for the correct measurement:

Measure using an existing bangle

If you have an existing bangle which is perfect size and the same shape as the one you are currently designing, use a ruler and measure the inner diameter of your bangle. If your existing and new bangle are oval shape, measure also the shorter diameter of existing bangle the same way. This is all you will need for your new bangle.

Note: you need take measurements from a bangle of same shape. Measurements from oval bangle to create a round one do not correspond well. Also, a length of bracelet will result wrong size.

Tools needed: ruler or measuring tape, either in centimeters (cm) and inches (in).

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Measure with an existing bangle for reference

If you don’t have any old bangles for reference, there is one key measurements to take. A correct size of bangle just slips through your hand! Don’t measure your wrist circumference, instead squeeze your hand as small as you can and measure the circumference of the widest part of your hand. Keep the measuring tape comfortably lose – it should be possible to slide it through your hand.

Tools needed: a flexible measuring tape (easy body measuring tape or just a basic one). If you do not have a measuring tape, use a piece of string and measure it on ruler.

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How to measure the size for а bangle with hinge? (Burma, Signature Half)

Burma, Signature Half

The size of bangle which opens is not as critical – it is is more to your personal inclination. Some prefer lose, others a snug feel.

You have two alternatives for the measurements:

Measure by using an existing bangle 

If you have an existing bangle which is perfect size and the same shape as the one you are currently designing, use a ruler and measure both the short and long inner diameter of your bangle. This is all you will need for your new bangle.

Note: this bangle is oval in shape, you can take measurements from an existing oval bangle, but measurements from round bangle do not correspond well. Also, a length of bracelet may not result ideal size.

Tools needed: ruler or measuring tape, either in centimeters (cm) and inches (in).

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Measure without an existing bangle for reference

If you don’t have any old bangles for reference, no problem. Ask yourself how low / high would you like the bangle to fall when your arm is down / up ? This is the place you should measure the size. Use a flexible measuring tape or string and a ruler to measure the circumference on this spot.

You will need a flexible measuring tape, easy body measuring tape or just a basic one. If you have no measuring tape, use a piece of string and measure it on ruler.

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How to measure the size for а cuff?

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Cuff needs to be the right size – you need to be able to slip it in. Too large might fall off and too tight might be uncomfortable.

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You have two alternatives for the correct measurement:

Measure using an existing cuff bangle

If you have an existing cuff which is perfect size and the same shape as the one you are currently designing, use a ruler and measure the following:

  • Long inner diameter
  • Short inner diameter
  • Length of the opening

Tools needed: ruler or measuring tape, either in centimeters (cm) and inches (in).

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Measure with an existing cuff bangle for reference

If you don’t have any old bangles for reference, take following three types of measurements:

  • Ask yourself how low / high would you like the cuff to fall when your arm is down / up? This is the place you should measure the size. Use a flexible measuring tape or string and a ruler to measure the circumference on this spot.
  • Measure the snug circumference of your on the narrowest part of your wrist. This is where you slip the cuff into your wrist.
  • Additionally measure the thickness of the narrowest point of wrist. As this is not so easy to measure accurately without special measuring tools (like slide caliper), estimate it is by using a ruler. This is why we also want (B) for reference. Typically the thickness is around 3cm ± few mm.

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