Ready to add a bracelet to your jewelry collection? Bracelets are often thought to be one of the best jewelry options out there. The reason for this is because everyone gets to enjoy the beauty of a bracelet.
When you wear a necklace or earrings, only people who are looking at you can see them. But, when you put on a bracelet, you can appreciate its beauty with everyone else.
When selecting a bracelet there are a few things you need to know:
Size – You need an accurate measurement of your wrist to make sure the bracelet will fit properly. How a bracelet should fit will differ by person. Some people like snug bracelets that stay put once they are on, others like their bracelets to have a little space so they can move around and dangle on the wrist. The size bracelet you choose will determine how it fits on your wrist.
Stone – Generally, stone selection has a lot to do with personal preferences or a special event. If it's a bracelet to mark a birthday or anniversary, you may select the gemstone that represents that milestone for the bracelet. Many people select their favorite color or gemstone. If you want an all purpose bracelet that can be worn with anything, you may want to go with the neutral diamond and clear cubic zirconia.
Strength – It's important that a bracelet be sturdy. Think about what your arm does on a daily basis. You are giving it a workout. From picking things up and sliding them over your arm, and the bracelet, to smacking it on the edge of a table or your desk at work, you are going to put that bracelet through it's paces. Generally, if you have purchased a quality jewelry piece, it should be built to last.
Showiness – How much bling do you want on your wrist? This will determine what kind of bracelet you will purchase. If you want a subtle addition to your attire, you may want to stick with a simple tennis-style bracelet. If you would like to get a little more attention, maybe look into the area of a tennis-style bracelet with diamond accents. Or, if you want your wrist to be noticed, you may want to go all out and get a designed multi-stone bracelet that is meant to turn heads.
Once you understand these four selection tools for picking out a bracelet, choosing your next jewelry addition will become much easier and you find the piece that will be a part of your personal treasure for years to come.