A charm bracelet is worn on your wrist. Each bracelet is graced with charms, which have a variety of designs, shapes, style and color. In most cases, charm bracelets are chosen for significant reasons, such as having a meaningful sentimental value. Charm bracelets come in three types or designs.
The traditional type is a dangling charm bracelet. It is called “charm” because the motifs symbolize traditional “something”. The foundation of dangling charm bracelet is composed of interlocking links. Other than sterling silver, charm bracelets are also made of white gold, yellow gold, and stainless steel.
The charms are hooked to the bracelet links. When these bracelets are worn, the charms dangle on your wrist. The most common motif for dangling charms is engraved hearts, initials, dates, and birthstones. Baby’s booties are also a popular motif. There are attractive shapes, designs and color for baby booty charms.
Children’s jewelry is often sterling silver charm bracelets. The links can be adjusted as your child grows, and the charms can be customized according to your child’s interests. The other type of charm bracelet is the Italian charm bracelet.
Italian charm bracelets are another type. The charms on Italian bracelet interlock with each other to form a watch band. The charms are flat and modular links hooked together onto the surface of the link. Using a soldering paste and soldering iron, the charms are securely locked on their surfaces.
The motifs for Italian charms are musical, religious symbols, cartoon characters, a nation’s flag, national leaf, or national hero. In a traditional dangling charm bracelet, the charms are fixed on the chain. However, in Italian bracelet, the charms can be interchanged to fit your fashion style.
The last type of charm bracelet is the Pandora. Also known as European, Pandora’s sterling silver charm bracelets are the latest addition to charm jewelry. Its design and style are a product of technology with its beads as the charms. The beads are snapped-on around the bracelet, which resembles a rope. The charms are also interchangeable.
Besides knowing the types of a bracelet for charms, it is also important to know its purpose. You can buy charm jewelry as a present for birthday, wedding anniversary, thanksgiving, and graduation.
Many people buy sterling silver jewelry to celebrate friendship. Parents will often grace the wrists of their new born baby with gold charm bracelet. If you are a person interested in jewelry, having a variety of sterling silver charm bracelets is a worthy investment.
To make it special and memorable, look for shops that offer personalized services such as “design your own.” Groups and organizations make use of this customized service to have their group’s name engraved on the charms.
Married and engaged couples are not left behind with this fashion. Sterling silver charm bracelets grace their wrists to symbolize their vows and love.