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A Guide to Styles of Bracelets

However, bracelets exist in a range of forms and shapes. When the term "bracelet" enters our minds, we often picture a single type of bracelet, maybe two.

We explore some of the most distinctive and well-known bracelet designs in this post.


Cuff style bracelet:

Being stiff like a bangle, cuff bracelets are comparable to them. But that's about where they diverge. Contrary to the bangle, which is a complete circle, cuff bracelets are "open," which refers to a gap in the bracelet.



In contrast to bracelets, which are flexible, bangles are unyielding. Additionally, a bangle lacks a clasp or fastener. So that the bangle rests on your wrist, it is worn by slipping your hand through it.


Belcher style bracelet:

These bracelets include uniformly wide and thick links that are consistent in size. The boxer Jem Belcher, who held the title of Champion of All England from 1800 to 1805, is credited with giving the Belcher bracelet its name.


Charm style bracelet:

A charm bracelet is a chain bracelet that is embellished with trinkets, or "charms," that typically have some special meaning. Since more recent times, a charm may have been put to the bracelet to commemorate a significant occasion or event. Originally, charms were worn to bring good fortune to the wearer.


Curb bracelet:

A curb bracelet features uniformed oval links that are made to lay level on a surface when put on the surface. These might occasionally be referred to as "gourmette chains."


Gate style bracelet:

The gate bracelet resembles gates and fences in the English countryside because it is made of a chain of barred panels that are connected. Identical to a belcher link chain, the chain has a very strong resemblance.


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Mystery setting:

Even though it isn't quite a bracelet style, the mysterious setting unquestionably affects how a bracelet is designed. By 1933, Van Cleef & Arpels had launched it. Any observable prongs or claws holding gemstones in place were eliminated in this new kind of setting. To begin with, it implied that the bracelet was rather stiff. The bracelet might be more flexible, though, thanks to a new method of stone setting in 1938.


Rope style bracelet:

The rope chain has a shape that is similar to a rope. It is an extremely sensitive bracelet made of a number of strands that are intertwined in a spiral pattern that resembles a rope.


Tennis bracelet:

The tennis bracelet is often a very thin, movable ring made of gold or platinum that is richly embellished with diamonds or other precious gems.



Even while watches aren't often thought of as bracelets, they really need to be. Many different wristwatches are worn not just to read the time but also as ornamental accents. Our selection of timepieces makes the message very clearly.