There are many different types of bracelet on the market these days, and they all have different meanings connected to them. Here is a list of the main different types of bracelets and what they mean.
Charm bracelets, such as this Rose Gold Heart Charm Bracelet, are a beautiful piece of jewelry. They are often made of silver, but the charms can contain any material you like. They can have one charm on them or many, and each charm is said to represent a different aspect or event in a person’s life. For example, keys often symbolize a milestone birthday such as the 18th or 21st, an anchor will make the wearer feel safe and grounded, and a horseshoe brings good luck. You can collect different charms over many years as you find ones that have significant meaning to you.
A friendship bracelet is one given between two friends or from one friend to the other. They have a special significance for the wearer, who is reminded of their special friend when they wear it. A friendship bracelet can be given to help cement a friendship or on a birthday or anniversary. It is a circular piece of jewelry that is worn around the wrist, so it symbolizes the infinite nature of the friendship. A friendship bracelet can be made of any material and can contain any pattern or gemstone design. An engraved friendship bracelet can be extra special for the wearer and makes a wonderful gift.
There are all manner of gemstones that can be worn as bracelets. All gemstones have different meanings, so find one that has a personal meaning for you. Many people like to wear a gemstone bracelet, such as this Multi Gemstone Charm Bracelet, that symbolizes the month in which they were born. Each month is represented by a different gemstone as follows:
January - Garnet - A symbol of trust and friendship
February - Amethyst - Connected to serenity and royalty
March - Aquamarine- The treasure of mermaids. It evokes the exhilaration of the sea.
April - Diamond - Symbol of love and marriage
May - Emerald - Represents good fortune and foresight
June - Alexandrite - Associated with intuition and pleasure
July - Ruby - Linked to wealth and peace
August - Peridot - Symbol of strength
September - Sapphire - Associated with sincerity and integrity
October - Tourmaline - Represents the ability to speak from the heart
November - Topaz - Protects the health of mind and body
December - Tanzanite - Symbolizes dignity, truth, and honesty
These bracelets are worn to promote energy and good luck. They are available in a variety of colors, and it is a nice idea to keep several in your jewelry box so they can be changed to match the outfit you are wearing. Different colored beads, like on this Buddha Beaded Bracelet, have different meanings. For example, wear purple to calm stress, white to represent purity or yellow to promote health and vitality. Alternatively, invest in a multi-colored beaded bracelet for a fun, funky style that will go with a variety of different outfits.
A string bracelet is quite a modern invention, and it depicts notions of fun, youth and traveling to far-off places. It is usually made up of one or two strings and it is said to be the bracelet of wishes. Make a wish as you wrap this bracelet into a knot around your wrist. Over time, the string of this bracelet may well fall off. However, this is seen as a good omen because it is said that this only happens once your wish is granted. A string bracelet can be worn as a charm bracelet to promote good luck and symbolize events in your life.
Ankle bracelets have been around for centuries, and it was traditional for a husband to present one to his wife as a wedding gift. Ankle bracelets look wonderful in the summer next to a pair of sandals or even bare feet. They make your ankles look pretty and enhance an area of your body that often goes unnoticed. Treat yourself to a pedicure and some nail polish to really stand out from the crowd.
Bracelets can add the perfect finishing touch to any outfit. They can be worn individually or layered on your arm to create a more bohemian look. There are many styles to choose from, so don’t feel limited to just one variety. Try a selection and see what style you feel most comfortable with.