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Measuring Your Bangles: A Step-by-Step Guide by Tarinika

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A properly sized bangle is like a tailored suit for your wrist. Just as you wouldn't settle for a suit that's too tight or loose, your bangles deserve the same level of precision. Our experts at Tarinika understand the importance of the fit of a bangle. We have created a comprehensive guide on measuring your bangle size. Whether you are a first-time bangle buyer or a seasoned collector- our step-by-step instructions will walk you through everything you need to know about how to measure bangle size accurately.

We will address your common queries, such as how to measure bangle size in inches or how to measure bangle size with a scale.

Brief Overview Of The Guide

This guide will cover -

  • Why accurate bangle measurement is important.
  • Tools you'll need to measure your bangle size.
  • Step-by-step instructions to measure bangle size.
  • How to measure your wrist for a bangle.
  • Understand standard bangle sizes.
  • Frequently Asked Questions about bangle sizing.

Why Accurate Bangle Measurement Is Important?

The Significance of a Perfect Fit

A perfectly fitting bangle looks elegant and enhances your overall comfort. The right size ensures that the bangle sits snugly on your wrist without being too tight or loose. The perfect fit also prevents unnecessary wear and tear on the bangle and prolongs its life and beauty.

Potential Issues with Incorrect Sizing

Incorrect sizing can lead to a host of issues. A bangle that is too tight can cause discomfort, restrict blood flow or even lead to swelling. A bangle that is too loose can slide off easily and might get lost. Both scenarios are far from ideal which makes accurate measurement essential.

Tools You Will Need To Measure Your Bangle Size

  1. Measuring Tape- Flexible and ideal for wrapping around your wrist.
  2. Ruler- Useful for measuring the diameter of an existing bangle.
  3. String- A good alternative if you don't have a measuring tape.
  4. Paper- To mark measurements if you're using a string.
  5. Pen or Pencil- For marking measurements on the string or paper.

These tools are easily available at home or in any stationery or craft store.

How To Measure Bangle Size- A Step-By-Step Guide

Step 1- Prepare your tools

Gather all the necessary tools like measuring tape, ruler, string, paper or pen. Ensure you have a flat surface to work on for accuracy.

Step 2- Measure the bangle diameter

How to measure bangle size with scale: place the bangle on a flat surface and use a ruler to measure the inner diameter from one side to the other. Ensure the ruler is straight and aligned with the widest part of the bangle. Note the measurement in inches or centimetres.

Step 3 -Measure the bangle size in cm

Convert your measurements from inches to cm. If you measured the diameter in inches, multiply by 2.54 to convert to centimetres. For example, a bangle with a 2.5-inch diameter is (2.5*2.54) 6.35 cm.

Step 4- Confirm the measurements

Recheck your measurements to ensure accuracy. A slight miscalculation can lead to an incorrect bangle size.

How To Measure Wrist For Bangle

Step 1- Wrap the measuring tape or string around the widest part of your wrist, just above the wrist bone.

Step 2- Use a pen to mark where the tape or string meets. Lay the string flat against a ruler to measure the length.

Step 3- Record the measurement in both inches and centimetres to ensure you have the correct size.

Make sure the tape or string is snug but not too tight. You should be able to fit a finger under it comfortably.

What Are The Standard Bangle Sizes And How Do They Differ?

Common Bangle Sizes

Bangle sizes are usually expressed in inches and include common sizes such as 2.2, 2.4, 2.6, etc. These numbers represent the inner diameter of the bangle.

Differences Between Sizes and How to Choose the Right One

A size difference of even 0.2 inches can significantly affect the fit. It is essential to choose the size that matches your measurement for optimal comfort.

Reference ChartforBangle Sizesand Their Measurements in cm and Inches

Bangle Size (in inches) 

Bangle Size (in cm) 












Frequently Asked Questions

Why do Bangles Fit Differently on Each Hand?

Hands can vary in size due to dominant hand usage or natural asymmetry. Measure both wrists if you plan to wear bangles on both hands to ensure a perfect fit.

What to Do If Your Bangle Size Falls Between Standard Sizes?

Go for the larger size for a comfortable fit. Consider custom-made bangles if standard sizes don’t fit perfectly.

Accurate bangle measurement is key to ensuring the comfort, style and longevity of your jewellery. You can now confidently measure your bangle size by following this guide and enjoy the perfect fit every time. Happy measuring!

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