Sizing needn't be as hard as you might initially think! Use the guides below to help figure out what size you require for bangles, bracelets and rings.
As always, drop me a quick message if you have any concerns. I'm always happy to help!
Here in the UK we use ring sizes determined by the letters of the Alphabet. The most common sizes for women are usually J-S.
Whilst it's always better and more accurate to visit a jeweller to have your ring size measured professionally, this isn't always practical. So how do you find out your ring size at home?
You can download my handy ring sizing guide, to find out, here!
Bangles are made to order in five standard sizes:
XS - 5.7cm diameter = 18cm circumference
S - 6cm diameter = 19cm circumference
M - 6.4cm diameter = 20cm circumference
L - 6.7cm diameter = 21cm circumference
XL- 7cm diameter = 22cm circumference
One of these sizes is usually suitable for most people, but of course if you need a different size I am happy to make a custom size. Just drop me a message.
How to find your Bangle Size:
Option 1: If you have a bangle which fits: Simply measure the internal diameter of the bangle and pick the closest match (always go for a bigger size rather than a smaller size if you're between sizes!). To do this, take a ruler and place the bangle on top of it so that the '0' mark sits exactly on the inside edge of the bangle. Then, carefully measure the internal diameter of the bangle.
Option 2: If you do not have a bangle that fits: With one hand, bring your thumb and little finger together as if you were putting on a bangle. Measure around the hand at the widest point with a tape measure or a strip of paper. Make sure you pull the paper or tape measure snug against your skin. Mark the paper with a pen and measure it with a ruler. This measurement is the circumference of your hand.
Use the Chart above to find the nearest internal circumference. Again, always choose the bigger closest size, than the small one.
For example, If I had a hand circumference of 20.5cm, that would be closest to a size Large above.
FOR CHAIN BRACELETS
Chain Bracelets are made in 4 standard lengths
Small - 15cm
Medium - 17cm
Large - 18cm
Extra Large - 19cm
(Other lengths are available on request and for custom orders, please just ask!)
To find your bracelet size: Simply wrap a flexible tape measure or piece of thread around your wrist where you would wear your bracelet, and take a measurement of your wrist circumference.
You will need to add 1-2cm to this length to find your correct bracelet size (This allows for the bracelet to not be tight on your wrist). Choose a larger size if you fall between two sizes.
For example, if my wrist measures 14.5cm, I would add 2cm to allow the bracelet some wiggle room, and so I would need a size Medium.
Top tip: If this is your first time buying a bracelet online, you may want to tape a strip of paper in a circle around your wrist at the same length at the bracelet, to give an idea of how the bracelet might fit.
FOR CUFF BRACELETS:
Simply Measure your wrist circumference. All cuff bracelets on my site are measured in terms of wrist circumference (rather than bracelet dimensions). For example, a 6 inch cuff bracelet would be made to fit a 6" wrist.
by Gemma Pinder April 07, 2021
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