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Bracelet Fit 301
cuff bracelet is a bracelet that is rigid, has no clasp, but has a gap, an open
portion that allows you slip the bracelet over your wrist.
already put together an article with tips and guidelines about choosing
the proper sized cuff bracelet. Now I want to add some personal observations
and put my own wrists up as a case study.
Variations - Right and Left --- Winter and Summer
briefly mentioned my wrist size in the main article. More specifically, my right
wrist, which is where I usually wear a cuff bracelet, measures about 6 7/8".
My left wrist, where I wear a Native American watch, is about 6 ¾",
about 1/8" smaller. I suspect my right wrist is larger because... Read
- Fits up to a 4 1/4" wrist
Youth/Teen - Fits a 4 3/8" to
a 5 1/4 wrist
Small - Fits a 5 3/8" wrist to 6 1/4" wrist
- Fits from a 6 3/8" to a 7 1/4" wrist
Large - Fits from a
7 3/8" to an 8" wrist
Extra Large - Fits over 8" wrist
to Choose and Fit a Cuff Bracelet
Latest and Greatest
Paula's favorite things
Turquoise Heishi Choker - a Summer
I found the greatest turquoise
heishi chokers on one of our recent trips and want to make sure you know about
them. They are made of beautiful blue turquoise and sterling silver beads and
clasps. The clasps are very secure. These are the best
turquoise chokers I've ever found and at a surprisingly reasonable price!
More About Heishi and
How it is Made
the Tipster !
Bracelets are thin, usually simply designed, sterling silver bracelets that are
worn on either side of a more precious bracelet such as an inlay or a bracelet
with an exposed stone. Guard bracelets are meant to act as a barrier and design
accent to the main bracelet. Shown here are some examples of guard bracelets.
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Sterling Silver Care
2: April 16, 2010
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3: April 27, 2010
Medicine Bag Gemstones, Horse Scarves, Pin Pindants
4: May 1, 2010
Do We Buy Dooneys?