Find Your Bracelet Size – A How To

How to find your bracelet size and other bracelet sizing FAQs

Not sure of your bracelet size? We’ll help. This page is filled with tips on bracelet sizing and features a downloadable Bracelet Size Guide PDF which will help you order your bracelet in a size that will give you a comfortable fit.
Charm Bracelets
Add 1 inch
Leather
Add ½ inch
Multi-Link
Add ½ inch
Bangles
Round up to the
nearest size
Cuffs
Diam < 2½", order a small
Diam ≥ 2½", order a medium
Hook-Ons
Diam < 2½", order a small
Diam ≥ 2½", order a medium
Anklet
Add ½ inch
Charm Bracelets
Add 1 inch
Leather
Add ½ inch
Multi-Link
Add ½ inch
Bangles
Round up to the
nearest size
Cuffs
Diam < 2½", order a small
Diam ≥ 2½", order a medium
Hook-Ons
Diam < 2½", order a small
Diam ≥ 2½", order a medium
Anklet
Add ½ inch

Finding Your Bracelet Size FAQ

How can I determine my charm, leather or multi-link bracelet size?

You can use our printable guide or follow the steps below.

  • Step 1: Measure your wrist just below the wrist bone, where one would normally wear a bracelet, with a flexible measuring tape or the paper ruler provided in the printable PDF, to find your wrist length.
  • Step 2: Buying a charm bracelet? Add 1 inch to your measurement.
  • Buying a leather bracelet? Add ½ inch to your measurement.
  • Buying a multi-link bracelet? Add ½ inch to your measurement.
Step 1: Measure your wrist just below the wrist bone, where one would normally wear a bracelet, with a flexible measuring tape or the paper ruler provided in the printable PDF, to find your wrist length.

Step 2: Buying a charm bracelet? Add 1 inch to your measurement.
Buying a leather bracelet? Add ½ inch to your measurement.
Buying a multi-link bracelet? Add ½ inch to your measurement.

How can I determine my bangle, cuff or hook-on bracelet size?

You can use our printable guide or follow the steps below.

  • Step 1: Measure your hand from the pinky knuckle to your pointer knuckle with a flexible measuring tape or the paper ruler provided in the printable PDF, to find your wrist diameter.
  • Step 2: Buying a bangle bracelet? Round to the nearest size.
  • Buying a cuff bracelet? If your measurement is equal to or higher than 2 ½" purchase a medium. If you measure below 2 ½" purchase a small.
  • Buying a hook-on bracelet? If your measurement is equal to or higher than 2 ½" purchase a medium. If you measure below 2 ½" purchase a small.
Step 1: Measure your hand from the pinky knuckle to your pointer knuckle with a flexible measuring tape or the paper ruler provided in the printable PDF, to find your wrist diameter.

Step 2: Buying a bangle bracelet? Round to the nearest size.

Buying a cuff bracelet? If your measurement is equal to or higher than 2 ½" purchase a medium. If you measure below 2 ½" purchase a small.
Buying a hook-on bracelet? If your measurement is equal to or higher than 2 ½" purchase a medium. If you measure below 2 ½" purchase a small.

How do I determine my anklet size?

  • Step 1: Measure your ankle, just below the ankle bone, with a flexible measuring tape.
  • Step 2: Add ½ inch or 1 inch to your measurement, depending on whether you would like a snug, comfortable, or loose fit. This is the ideal ankle bracelet length for you. Visit a James Avery location for custom sizing. Find a store.
Step 1: Measure your ankle, just below the ankle bone, with a flexible measuring tape.
Step 2: Add ½ inch or 1 inch to your measurement, depending on whether you would like a snug, comfortable, or loose fit. This is the ideal ankle bracelet length for you. Visit a James Avery location for custom sizing. Find a store.

What is the standard bracelet size for women?

For women’s charm and multi-link bracelets, the standard length is 6 ½ to 7 ½ inches. A bracelet of 7 inches is the most common in women’s jewelry. Women’s bangle and cuff bracelets usually are 7 inches in length with a 2 ½ inch diameter.

What is the standard bracelet size for men?

For men’s charm and multi-link bracelets, the standard length is 7 ½ to 9 inches. A bracelet of 8 inches is the most common length for men.

What is the standard bracelet size for a baby?

Bracelets that are 5 or 5 ½ inch in length tend to be best for traditional baby bracelets.

What is the standard anklet size?

For women's ankle bracelets the standard length is 10 inches.

How will I know my bracelet fits well?

About multi-link bracelets: You should be able to slide one or two fingers between the chain and the wrist.

About bangle bracelets: A bangle band can fit closely or loosely on the wrist; but it shouldnt slide over the heel of the hand too easily.

About cuff bracelets: They tend to fit the wrist more closely. If you like a loose fit, consider going up a size.

About hook-on bracelets: They also tend to fit the wrist more closely. If you like a loose fit, consider going up a size.

About body type: Consider your body type when thinking about size. Petite people may like the fit of a small. If you have a larger wrist you may like the way a larger size feels.

About bracelet design: For bracelets with larger designs, try going up a size to ensure that the larger design of the bracelet fits comfortably.