bangle is a piece of jewelry worn around the wrist. Bangles are not to
be confused with bracelets. Unlike bracelets, bangles are not flexible.
Costume jewelry bangles differ from bangles made of expensive metals
with regard to design, shape, and use of material.
Materials Used for Fashion Bangles
Types of Fashion Bangles
The practice of wearing bangles is
common amongst women, because these accessories add a touch of subtle
glamor to their clothing. Let's take a look at some of the most popular
fashion jewellery bangles styles and designs listed below.
Available in metal, resin, and plastic,
these bangles are fast gaining popularity. Some square bangles have the
outer square edges rounded, while others have wooden outer edges. Square
bangles are available in many colors. They may also be gold plated.
Other styles include round bangles with square holes cut in them, or
with movable square loops.
These bangles are available in
different patterns. They may be made of metal, plastic, glass, or wood.
The shape is that of a zig zag pattern circling the wrist. Other designs
include round bangles with zig zag designs painted on them, two metal
bands crisscrossing to form a bangle, or the zig zag pattern appearing
just in the center while the rest of the bangle is round.
These bangles are available in a wide
range of designs. The width may vary from elegantly thin, to broad and
chunky. Studded bangles may have simple floral patterns on them, or they
may have large stones in metal grooves which are round, rectangular, or
any other shape. These bangles are available in metal, plastic, lac,
terracotta, glass, and other materials.
Current fashion trends show that more
and more women are opting for beaded bangles since they are available in
different colors to match any outfit. The beads used may vary from
plastic, glass, horn or shell, to wood, bone, or metal. Beads of
different colors are strung onto wire and attached to metal frames to
lend the bangles a definite shape.
Fashion Bangles Design
Bangle manufacturers are coming up with
available in many designs. Styles may vary from bold and bright to
ethnic and bohemian. Interesting bangle designs include snake bangles
(snake eating its own tail), hinged bangles, and watch bangles. Other
designs include floral patterns, heart shapes, and floral motifs. Metal
bangles are also strung with plastic/glass beads of different shapes.