A hand holding a gold bangle.

Do you know how to measure bangle size? Come let’s find out!

At GIVA we recognize that women not only need a fabulous collection of beautifully designed pure gold bangles and silver bangles but to have their favorite ones fitting them perfectly. Bangles are magnificent accessories that perfectly add elegance and charm to all your outfits. No matter if you already have a nice pair of bangles, buying the latest designs is going to add more cherry on your cake. However, the only thing you need to take care of is, to choose a perfect bangle size because if you are going to buy a loose fit, it may slip off your hand, and in case it's too tight, you may have to struggle to fit it in.

Feel unique with this gorgeous rose gold spiral bangle

Feel unique with this gorgeous rose gold spiral bangle 

So, getting the right size is what will give you real comfort and let you flaunt your bangle collection. Now, the question that arises here is – Do you know how to measure bangle size? Do you know your exact bangle size? Have you ever calculated the bangle size? Well, these are some basic questions that are important to answer because we are here to bring a guide that will help you measure your bangle size accurately.  

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But, wait, are you among the people who prefer to go to the jeweller and then try the bangles there to know the size? Well, this may seem an easy option, but what about the online deals you are just missing out on? You have amazing offers where you can save money and bring home an exquisite collection of beautifully crafted bangles but first, you must know how to measure the bangle size and you can stay with us to know everything about it!

A beautiful piece of intricate art

A beautiful piece of intricate art 

Why Measuring Bangle Size Matters

Getting the correct bangle size is essential for several reasons:

Comfort: Comfort is another factor that you need to consider, bangles should fit perfectly around your wrist and should not cause any rashes or soreness throughout the day.

Style: The right size bangles complete your fashion statement and are placed comfortably on the wrist without feeling too tight or loose.

Safety: If they are loose then they can easily be lost, and if they are tight then it becomes very uncomfortable and might even choke the circulation of blood on the wrists.

Methods for Measuring the Size of a Bangle

1. Measuring With an Existing Bangle:

To begin with, I’m going to measure with an existing bangle so that I can compare the findings of this kind of bangle with the newly designed bangle which is mentioned above.

If this is your first bangle you should remember that there are other bangles that fit your wrist perfectly which you can use as a guideline. Here's how:

Step 1: However, a good bangle should be found so that it comfortably encircles the wrist.

Step 2: Place the bangle horizontally on a flat surface and put a ruler or measuring tape across the inside circumference of the circular band.

 Step 3: Make sure you are using millimeters or inches as the unit to measure. This is your bangle size, and this bangle size can also be defined as the gauge of your bangle.

A picture of measuring bangle size with an inch of tape

Finding the right fit bangle 

2. Measuring the Circumference:

By determining the circumference of an object, one can easily find its size, which is particularly important when comparing two similar objects.

If you do not have a bangle to use in making measurements, you can resort to the use of a measuring tape. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Copy the position of your right hand by dragging your thumb and little finger simulating how a bangle will be moved around the hand.

Step 2: Place one end of the measuring tape on your hand at the knuckle line, then go around the palm grabbing the other end of the tape.

Step 3: Notice the circumference in millimeters or inches as the case may be.

Step 4: Thanks to the bangle size chart, you can easily get the circumference translated to the bangle size.

3. Using a strip of paper or a string

In case you were unable to find a measuring tape, you can use a piece of paper or string. Here's how:

Step 1: Take a strip of paper or a piece of string – something long and thin.

Step 2: Place your thumb and the little finger of your hand in a joined position.

Step 3: Take the paper strip or string and go around your hand just so that it covers the largest girth of the hand.

Step 4: Place the point where the paper or string crosses.

Step 5: Take a ruler and measure the length of the line from the originating point up to the mark made by the pencil.

Step 6: For that, you must check a bangle size chart to find out the size that matches it.

Bangle Size Chart: Calculations by GIVA Experts 

Here’s a basic size chart to help you convert the circumference to the bangle size:

Small: 2.4 inches (60 mm) in diameter, 7.5 inches (190 mm) in circumference

Medium: 2.6 inches (67 mm) in diameter, 8.1 inches (206 mm) in circumference

Large: 2.8 inches (71 mm) in diameter, 8.4 inches (216 mm) in circumference

Use the Chart Below to Determine Your Bangle Size:

Bangle Size

Bangle Diameter (inches)

Bangle Diameter (mm)

Bangle Circumference (inches)

Bangle Circumference (mm)









































Use this chart to match your hand circumference to the appropriate bangle size, ensuring a comfortable fit.
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Tips for Accurate Measurement

Measure at the End of the Day: Your hands may swell during the daytime, so you must take measurements in the evening.

Double-check: Take a few measurements to be as precise as possible in the calculations.

Consult Size Guides: It is also important to note that due to the differences in the brands of the jewellery pieces that different companies may produce, may have slightly different sizes. This is especially important if you are purchasing expensive jewellery which means always check on the size guide first.

Consider Stacking: In case you are planning to wear more than two bangles, make sure these are stretched smoothly onto the wrist.

GIVA: What experts have to say about measuring your bangle accurately!

Regardless of whether you have the bangle available or trying to measure with measuring tape or a string, these steps will guide you on how to get the correct measurement. Do not forget to consult specific size charts provided by us and think about any personal peculiarities, like the order of wearing multiple bangles.

We have an amazing collection of different types of bangles and different sizes and designs to capture your hearts. Please come and browse the stunning selection of products we have available, and find the perfect pieces for you to wear with style.
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