Bangles are sized by their diameter, which is a measure of the length of a straight line passing through the center of the bangle. The unit of measurement is in inches.
An inch is further divided into 16 sections. So, when we say the bangle size is 2-8 (pronounced two eight), it means the diameter of the bangle is 2 full inches plus 8 sections of the total 16 sections of the inch. This effectively converts to 2inches + 8/16 inches, which is 2 inches plus half an inch. In other words, this size will be 2.5” (pronounced two points five inches).
Measure good-fitting bangles that you already own
Take out bangles that you already have measured the inside diameter and compare to the above measurement chart or the measurement stated in the actual bangle listing. As long as you measure the inside diameter of your current bangles this will be an accurate way to find your bangle size.
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Measure your hand
This can be used to find your bangle size but is a little bit trickier than the printable sizing template, but when done carefully will give you an accurate result. You will need a flexible tape measure or a piece of string and a ruler.