If you’re stuck finding a gift for a loved one, making a personalized Italian charm bracelet would make a wonderful gift. You will have a lot of choices to make a unique gift for someone you love.
First of, how is an Italian charm bracelet different from a conventional charm bracelet? A traditional charm bracelet is the kind that have the charms dangling from the chain, whereas Italian charm bracelets is made with a number of charm linked together. The charms are flat modular links and they come in a wide variety of themes, designs and styles. To make your own, all you have to do is find the types of charms you want to make it special and link them together.
You can make a great gift from the variety of charms available. Making something for a young child? You can go for some Disney-inspired charms . There are hundreds of characters to choose from in different styles and designs.
Likewise, if you’re making something for someone in their 20’s or 30’s, you can find other Italian charms to suit their age. Silver or gold, matte or shiny or even charms inscribed with letters. Or for older persons you can get charms made from birthstones or inspired by zodiac signs and much more. You have a wealth of choice.
Making the Italian Charm Bracelet is fairly easy. Pick your selection of charm , and you will notice that each charm has a spring-loaded clasp. Assembly is as simple as opening one charm’s clasp and hooking onto the next charm . Because it has a spring inside, the clasp will close securely around the next charm .
Finally, how many charms do you need? For a small child you will use around 13 links which would give you a length of around 5 inches. For an early teen you’ll use about 15 charms . For adults it can take anything between 16 to 21 charms depending on their wrist size.
Source by Margaret Phillips