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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Pandora Jewelry - A Pandora Bracelet Size Guide

Once you've decided you want to buy a bracelet from the Pandora jewelry range, you will quickly discover there are several more decisions that need to be made. The first one is what size Pandora Bracelet should I buy? Well, that depends on whether you are planning to fill your bracelet with smaller or much larger beads. The reason that this is the first question is that you need to know what size beads you prefer to then determine your ideal Pandora bracelet length.
Pandora Bracelet Size Guide
Measure your wrist, add three-quarters of an inch to an inch, or two centimetres, to that measurement to get your Pandora bracelet size. It is recommended to have this amount of space to ensure you area able add as many beads or charms as you want to, and still be able to comfortably put a finger between the bracelet and your wrist. The Pandora bracelet length range available is from 6.7 to 9.1 inches or 17cm to 23cm.
The next decision is what material for the bracelet? Sterling silver is the most popular choice, but they are available in other metals including gold. If pink is your favourite color you will be pleased to know that leather strand in pink (or black) is also available. The amount of money you invest here should take into account the amount of wear the finished item will have. Spend to the higher end of your budget if it will be worn most days. There are a few types of fastener types you can chose from as well. The traditional Pandora clasp when fastened looks just like one of the beads, but you also have the option of a lobster claw clasp. From all the accounts, the Pandora clasp requires fingernails and some skill to open. If you are concerned about breaking a nail, don't worry, there is a clasp opener available to help get the clasp open without risking your manicure.
Once you have your Pandora bracelet length, the next thing you need to choose is two clips to place over the bead dividers to create your own unique look. There are several beautiful designs to choose from. The two bead dividers on each chain are there to allow you to place and space your beads and keep them in place. These screw into place - a very ingenious idea. In addition to these clips, you can also purchase spacers which are designed to enable you to separate different styles of beads and again, help you create your own look. Spacers help you allow your favourite beads to stand out
The next step is where the fun really begins! Only your budget, imagination, personality and space available can guide you now - it's time to choose some beads! Whether you go for chic and cheerful, sweet or sophisticated, you will find just the right combination. If you have a theme in mind you are bound to find just the right beads for to start your collection. Of course if you just can't decide, you could always have several Pandora jewelry pieces!