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Fashion Bangles

Fashion Jewelry BanglesA 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

  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Bone
  • Wood
  • Plastic
  • Bakelite
  • Lucite
  • Bamboo
  • Terracotta
  • Beads
  • Resin
  • Shell

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.

Square bangle: 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.

Zig-zag bangle: 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.

Studded bangle: 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.

Beaded bangle: 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.

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