Have you ever thought of making your own charm bracelet? These attractive pieces of jewelry have recently become very popular again with the introduction of Pandora and cheap gold pandora charms Trollbeads that allow you to easily add and remove charms, beads and spacers to make a charm bracelet that is totally unique to you.
There is a vast selection of charms, beads and spacers for you to choose from both in jewelry stores and online. Choose from animal, love, heart, handbag, car, bee, slogan, flower, and gemstone charms. Why not have a look on Amazon today, as they have one of the biggest selections of beads, charms and spacers.
One of the first things you have to decide on is what you want your completed bracelet to look like and what budget you have to spend. If you want to splash out or are asking for a special birthday or Christmas gift, choose a gold or sterling silver link charm bracelet. You can get a complete set of gold or silver charms with your bracelet, or you can build up your collection bit by bit over time. If you are looking for a more colourful, casual look, you can choose a leather or fibre bracelet and select colourful glass beads or affordable, fun charms.
You can now find bundles of coloured glass beads and charms, which are very reasonably priced and that give you lots of options to mix and match what you wear on your bracelet. If you like variety why not create more than one charm bracelet in different colours, so that you can have several special ones to go with your different outfits?
How to Attach a Charm
Once you have bought your charm bracelet and decided on what type of charms that you are going to collect, you need to look at how you are going to attach them.
If you have decided on a metal link bracelet, there are various types of rings on charms that allow you to fasten them on, and most can be fitted onto almost any bracelet. One of the most secure ways to add them is to take them to a reputable jeweller who will solder the charms on securely.
They will need to have a jump ring attachment for this to be done and once soldered, it is very unlikely that the charm will fall off and get lost. So if you are collecting valuable gold or antique charms, this might be the safest method for you.
Check how much you will be charged first, as prices can vary quite dramatically, and sometimes the jeweller where you bought the charm could be the cheapest option as they often will do the soldering at a discounted rate. The disadvantage of this method is that you cannot easily take them off and add new ones, or rearrange the charms on your bracelet.