know your bracelet size and how to measure for perfect fit

When shopping for jewellery online, it can be challenging to know what size to choose. One of the most important factors to consider is your sterling silver bracelet size. In this post, we will discuss how to measure your wrist and choose the right size bracelet when shopping online.

Choosing the right size for silver jewellery can be a tricky task, especially when it comes to silver bracelets. A silver bracelet that is too loose may fall off, while one that is too tight can be uncomfortable and restrictive. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at how to determine your bracelet size and find the perfect fit.

Link bracelet in sterling silver with light siam round crystal stones. made in Ireland

First and foremost, it's important to understand that silver bracelet sizes can vary based on the type of jewellery. A bangle bracelet will have a different fit than a charm bracelet or a link bracelet. So, it's essential to know what type of sterling silver bracelet you're looking for before you start measuring.


To measure your wrist for a bracelet, take a flexible measuring tape or a piece of string and wrap it around your wrist, making sure it's snug but not too tight. Then, measure the length of the string or tape to get your wrist measurement.How to measure your wrist for deciding a silver bracelet size measure

Once you have your wrist measurement, you'll need to add an inch or two to that measurement to find your silver bracelet size. This is because sterling silver bracelets are designed to fit comfortably on the wrist, with a little room to move.

A sterling silver bangle bracelet with a red heart birthstone crystal for women, as a gift for a birthday in January or July, made in Ireland

For example, if your wrist measures 6 inches, you'll want to look for bracelets that are 7-8 inches in length. If you're looking for a silver bangle bracelet, you'll want to add a little more room to your wrist measurement to ensure the bangle can slide over your hand and sit comfortably on your wrist.

It's worth noting that some silver bracelets have adjustable clasps, which can be used to adjust the fit of the silver bracelet. These can be a great option if you're unsure of your size or if you have a hard time finding bracelets that fit comfortably.

Crystal Birthstone Multi Coloured Silver Bracelet for Women from Ireland

To measure your wrist, you will need a flexible measuring tape or a piece of string. Wrap the measuring tape or string around your wrist, making sure it is snug but not too tight. If you are using string, mark the point where the two ends meet, and then measure the length with a ruler. This will give you your wrist size in inches or centimeters.

Now that you know your wrist size, you can use it to choose the right size bracelet. Most online jewelry stores will provide a size chart that lists the different bracelet sizes and the corresponding wrist measurements. You can use this chart to find the size that matches your wrist measurement.

Adjustable slip knot bracelet with a birthstone crystal

It's important to note that some bracelets are adjustable, meaning they can be made smaller or larger depending on your wrist size. If you're not sure what size to choose, it's always better to go up a size, as you can always adjust the silver bracelet to fit your wrist.

When choosing the right size for a bracelet, it's also important to consider the style of the bracelet. Some bracelets, such as bangles, are meant to have a loose fit, while others, such as tennis bracelets, are meant to be snug. You should also consider the width of the bracelet, as wider bracelets will fit differently than thinner ones.

A bangle bracelet in sterling silver with twist crystals, from ireland

In conclusion, choosing the right size for a silver bracelet when shopping online requires measuring your wrist and comparing it to the size chart provided by the online store. It's also important to consider the style and width of the bracelet, as well as whether it is adjustable. By following these tips, you can ensure that the bracelet you choose will fit comfortably and look great on your wrist.

In the next post, we will discuss how to choose the right size for other types of jewellery such as rings and necklaces.

 Visit our collection of sterling silver bracelets in our online jewellery shop and decide which one to wear next!

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