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Daily Wire Tip Oct. 31: Children’s Bracelet Sizes
Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for
October 31, 2010
Can you please tell me the suggested length for a child’s bracelet? Thanks a bunch.
-Linda in Pawleys Island, South Carolina
There are so many variables to your question! Children have different sized arms, and depending on their growth rate, a bracelet made for them today may not fit tomorrow.
When I make “stock” wire bracelets for children, I make a size 5. If the bracelet has an independent hook & eye clasp, the clasp can be re-sized up to ¾" as the child grows – I do this for free.
Another idea would be to make a thinner wire bracelet (or beaded) and have a ¾" chain at the “eye” end (with a single bead charm at the chain’s end), and use a clasp that will fit into each of the chain’s links to create an adjustable child’s bracelet.
Answer contributed by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong
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