Monday, December 23, 2013

Bangle Size Guide




CRITERIA TO MEASURE BANGLE SIZE

Bangles are usually sized by the diameter, which is actually the length of the straight line that passes through centre of bangle. It is measured in inches.
The inch is again divided into 16 sections. If the bangle size is about 2-8, then it would mean that diameter of bangle is 2 inches plus 8 sections, which is a total of 16 sections of inch. This can be put across as 2inches + 8/16 inches. By this the size of the bangle can be concluded as 2.5 inches
Measuring the Good Fitting Bangles which You own already
You can take bangles that you have and measure the diameter of the same. Then compare it to the measurement chart that is mentioned below or as per the measurement that is stated in actual bangle listing.
When you measure the inner diameter of current bangles, then this will the right way of finding the bangle size.
Measure Your Hand
  • This procedure is quite tricky when compared to the printable sizing template. However it will provide you with accurate results, if done in the right way.
  • You will be required to make use of need a piece of string or flexible tape measure and a ruler.
  • When measuring bring your little finger and thumb together.
  • With the help of measuring tape or string, you can measure the width around your Make sure to pull the tape tight. Also make a note of the real circumference of your hand.
  • You need to compare the hand circumference to the circumference of the bangle with reference to above chart. You need to buy such bangles that are next to the size of your hand measurement.
  • It is advised to purchase the bangles, which are next size up when compared to your actual hand measurement.
Bangle Size
Equivalent bangle diameter that measured in inches
Equivalent bangle diameter that measured in millimeters
Equivalent bangle circumference that measured in inches
Equivalent bangle circumference that measured in millimeters
2-2
2.125
54
6.67
169.4
2-4
2.25
57.2
7.06
179.6
2-6
2.375
60.3
7.46
189.5
2-8
2.5
63.5
7.85
199.4
2-10
2.625
66.7
8.24
209.3
2-12
2.75
69.9
8.64
219.5
2-14
2.875
73
9.03
229.4
3
3
76.2
9.42
239.3