Common Bracelet Sizes

  • Before you buy a bracelet online it’s good to know what size to buy.
  • You don’t want to be disappointed when your bracelet arrives only to find it is too small or too big.
  • For the majority of women, a bracelet size that is between 7 to 7.5 inches is considered standard.
  • This will sit between your wrist bone and the base of your hand.
  • The word bracelet refers to designs that have a clasp. Scroll down for details on cuffs and bangles.
  • Here are some guidelines on common bracelet sizes:
Women Length (cm) Length (inches)
Extra Small 16.51 6.5
Small 17.78 7
Medium 19.05 – 20.32 7.5 – 8
Large 21.59 8.5


Men Length (cm) Length (inches)
Small 20.32 8
Medium 21.59 8.5
Large 22.86 9


How to Find the Right Bracelet Size for your Wrist


  • When ordering bracelets online you can measure your wrist to double check you are ordering the right size.
  • Measure the broadest part of your wrist, between the wrist bone and the base of the hand.
  • Use a flexible tape, something like a sewing measuring tape.
  • If you don’t have a measuring tape, use a piece of string to wrap around your wrist and then measure this on a ruler afterwards.
  • This will give you the measurement for your wrist size.
  • Please note this is not your bracelet size.
  • Use the calculations in the chart below to find your bracelet size:
Fit Size (cm) Size (inches)
Snug Plus 0.64 – 1.27 Plus 0.25 – 0.5
Average Plus 1.91 – 2.54 Plus 0.75 – 1
Loose Plus 3.18 Plus 1.25


Our Cuff Sizes

Textured_Copper_Bark_CuffOur copper cuff bracelets have an opening of approx 1 inch / 2.54cm which you slide over the thinnest part of your wrist to put on.  These can be adjusted with a gentle squeeze or you can open a little to make the opening smaller or larger as needed (the ‘give’ is approx half a size.) The size you choose when ordering depends on how snug or loose you like the fit.  Most customers will use an existing cuff they own to help them decide on the size to order.  The sizing for cuffs is the same as bracelets with a clasp.

Women Inner Circumference (cm) Inner Circumference (inches)
Small 17 6.7
Medium 19 7.5
Large 21 8.3


Our Bangle Sizes

Bangles are measured by the diameter (a straight line that goes through the centre point of the bangle from edge to edge), or by the inner circumference (measuring around the completed circle).

Measure a Bangle you Already Have

  • It can be difficult buying bangles online as it is a closed bracelet that must fit over the broadest part of the hand to put on.
  • The best way to determine your size is to measure the diameter of a bangle you already own that fits well.
  • Compare the measurement to the chart below to determine your bangle size.
  • This is the most accurate way to find your size.
Women Diameter (cm) Diameter (inches) Inner Circumference (cm) Inner Circumference (inches)
Extra Small  5.4  2.1 17 6.7
Small – Medium  6 2.3 19 7.5
Medium – Large  6.7  2.6 21 8.3
Extra Large  7.3  2.8 23 9

How to Measure the Right Bangle Size for your Wrist

  • It is best to double check your size before ordering a bangle online.
  • Use a flexible tape, something like a sewing measuring tape.
  • If you don’t have a measuring tape, use a piece of string to wrap around your wrist and then measure this on a ruler afterwards.
  • On the hand you want to wear the bangle, touch your thumb to your little finger and then measure around the broadest part of the hand (base of knuckles).
  • Measure the diameter of the broadest part of your knuckles with your thumb and fingers together.
  • Compare your across the knuckles measurement with the diameter sizing in the above chart to determine your bangle size.
  • If the measurement falls between two sizes, choose the larger bangle size.
  • Once the bangle is over the knuckles of your hand, it naturally sits quite loose around your wrist.
  • You can also double check your wrist size with your knuckle size to see how snug/loose the bangle may fit.
  • Bear in mind that for some women, if you have a small sized wrist and a large sized knuckle area, bangles may not suit as when on the wrist they will sit far too loosely (even when quite a squeeze to get over the knuckle area).
  • In this case it’s best to measure a bangle you already have before ordering online.
  • If you do not own any bangles, it is not advised to order online without checking your measurements first, by trying on several sizes in a physical store.

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