Finding the perfect anklet size is essential for both comfort and style. Whether you’re choosing a silver or gold anklet, knowing how to measure your ankle accurately ensures a flawless fit. In this guide, we'll walk you through the steps to measure your ankle, discuss style and fit considerations, and provide tips on how to care for your silver anklet to keep it looking stunning.

*****PLEASE NOTE***** all photos have been enlarged to show the details. It is very important that you refer to dimensions listed for correct sizing. 

Measuring your Ankle Size:

The first step to finding the right size anklet is to measure your ankle accurately. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Use a Flexible Measuring Tape: Wrap the measuring tape around your ankle where you want the anklet to sit. Make sure it’s snug but not tight.
  2. Note the Measurement: Take note of the measurement where the tape meets the zero mark. This is the circumference of your ankle.

3. Add Extra Length: For a comfortable fit, add about 0.5 to 1 inch (1.25 to 2.5 cm) to your ankle measurement. This allows some movement and ensures the anklet isn’t too tight. See the chart below:

Standard Anklet Sizes

Anklets come in various standard sizes. Here’s a quick guide to help you understand typical anklet lengths and their corresponding fit:

  • Small: 8-9 inches (20-23 cm) - Suitable for petite ankles.
  • Medium: 9-10 inches (23-25 cm) - Fits most average-sized ankles.
  • Large: 10-11 inches (25-28 cm) - Ideal for slightly larger ankles.
  • Extra Large: 11 inches (28 cm) and above - For larger ankles or those who prefer a looser fit.

Style and Fit Considerations

When choosing the size of your anklet, consider the style and how you intend to wear it:

  1. Slim Anklets: For delicate, slim anklets, a closer fit looks elegant and refined. Add about 0.5 inches (1.25 cm) to your ankle measurement for a snug fit.
  2. Chunky Anklets: For chunkier designs, a slightly looser fit can be more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. Add up to 1 inch (2.5 cm) to your ankle measurement.
  3. Charm Anklets: If your anklet has charms, ensure there’s enough slack for the charms to move freely without causing discomfort.

Caring for Your Anklet

Proper care can ensure your anklet remains beautiful and functional for a long time:

  • Avoid Wearing It in Water: Remove your anklet before swimming or showering to prevent tarnishing and damage.
  • Store Properly: Keep your anklet in a jewellery box or pouch to avoid tangling and scratching.
  • Clean Regularly: Clean your anklet with a soft cloth to remove dirt and oils, keeping it looking shiny and new.

By following these simple steps and considerations, you can ensure that your silver or gold anklet fits perfectly and complements your style beautifully. Proper measurement, attention to fit and style, and regular care will keep your anklet looking elegant and timeless for years to come.

Explore our collection of exquisite anklets at Magpie Gems and find the perfect piece that reflects your unique personality and style. Whether for yourself or as a thoughtful gift, a well-fitted anklet is a charming addition to any jewellery


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