To determine bracelet size, follow the steps below.
STEP 1: Measure the wrist below the wrist bone (where you would normally wear your bracelet) using a flexible measuring tape or strip of paper.
STEP 2: If using a plain strip of paper, mark your strip with a pen where the end of the bracelet needs to be – then measure the paper strip with a ruler. This is your wrist size.
STEP 3: To find your bracelet size, increase the wrist measurement by the increment below, based on how you want the bracelet to fit. For a snug fit, add 1/4″ to 1/2″; for a comfortable fit, add 3/4″ to 1″; and for a loose fit, add 1-1/4″.
To determine a bangle bracelet size, follow the steps below.
STEP 1: Close fingers together, bringing thumb and little finger together (as though putting on a bangle).
STEP 2: Using a strip of paper or tape measure, measure around the closed hand at the widest point, pulling the tape snug against the skin. If you are using a plain strip of paper, mark the paper with a pen, then measure the strip with a ruler. This is the circumference of your hand.
STEP 3: Find the hand circumference on the table below. Create (or choose) a bangle with a diameter at least 1/4″ larger than the diameter shown below.
Converting Circumference to Diameter (size):
7-1/2″ is approx. 2-3/8″ dia. (small)
8-1/4″ is approx. 2-5/8″ dia. (medium)
8-5/8″ is approx. 2-3/4″ dia. (large)
Newborn – 6 months – 4″
6-12 months – 4-1/2″
12-24 months – 5″
2-5 years – 5-1/2″
6-8 years – 6″
9-13 years – 6-1/2″
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
Small – 8″
Medium – 8-1/2″
Large – 9″
Plus Size – 9-1/2″