A charm bracelet has a link band to which small dangling pieces are attached. The dangling pieces are commonly referred to as charms. There are very many different types of charm bracelets. Since these bracelets were used in different cultures for fashions, an unlimited number of designs have been created to date. Many more designs are being created every day. You have the freedom of creating a charm bracelet design that matches your personality, tastes and preferences. In some cultures, each charm bracelet design had its own meaning. However, in most places around the world, these bracelets were used to enhance people’s aesthetic appeal.
The charm bracelets are perfect examples of pieces of jewelry that will never go out of fashion. They are becoming more and more popular in today’s world because of their versatility and the fact that they are not expensive to buy. If you want to make your own charm bracelet, it will not cost you a fortune. This helps you to ensure that you have charm bracelets that truly reflect who you are. Bracelets can be classifieds in to three different categories. The three different types of charm bracelets are;
- The Dangling bracelet
- European bracelet
- The Italian or Pandora style bracelets
The Dangling Bracelet
This the most popular type of charm bracelets. Dangling bracelets are the traditional types of bracelets. The base is created from links made from stainless steel, silver, gold, leather or fabric. The dangling bracelets are usually worn on the wrist. The charms used on this type of bracelet are made from the common symbols. This includes things like coins, the symbol of the heart, a die, horseshoe etc. All these things are meant to convey a specific meaning. For example, a bracelet with a coin is use as an indication of wealth and prosperity. A charm bracelet with the symbol of the heart is used as an indication of love. The charms are usually created from different types of metals including gold, bronze, copper and silver. There are very many different types of dangling bracelets around the world. The designs depend on the culture of a specific group of people. Although most people today wear this type of bracelets today to enhance their look, they had very significant meaning in some ancient communities. Some conservative communities in the modern world still use this type of bracelets to convey important messages.
Most children charm bracelets are dangling bracelet. This is because this type of bracelets can easily be adjusted to fit the children as they grow up. If you are looking for a dangling bracelet for your child, it is wise to use charms that are customized to match his/her interests.
The European Bracelet
The European charm bracelet is built using bead rather than the flat charm that are used when making the dangling bracelets. The bead-like charms are put around a rope like bracelet that can be made from many different types of materials. The materials that are popularly used to make these types of bracelets include gold, silver and stainless steel. The wearer of a European charm bracelet can mix different color of bead depending on their personal tastes and preferences. The beads are not only made from gold or silver, some are also made from grass as well. Many things can be done to further personalize the beads. For example, there are people who prefer to have their initials on the beads.
The Italian Charm Bracelet
The Italian charm bracelets are also known as the Pandora style bracelets. These types of bracelets feature flat charms, just like those used in the dandling bracelets. However, the main difference between these bracelets and the dangling bracelets is the fact that the Italian style charm bracelets are interlocked to each other to forms something that looks like a wrist band. Many different types of charm styles are used to make these bracelets. The commonly used charm styles include cartoon characters, religious symbols, musical motifs and others. It is possible to interchange the charm any time. This makes it easy for the wearer of the bracelet to changes his/her look any time he/she chooses. The unique nature of the Italian style bracelets makes it easy for them to be customized to match any person’s style, tastes and preferences.