Product Guide: Design Tips for Embellishing Expandable Charm Bangles

Design Tips for Embellishing Expandable Charm Bangles

Whether worn alone or stacked together, expandable charm bangles are all the rage! These adjustable wire bangles expand to slide on and off with ease and and can be personalized to fit any style. There's no need to spend a ton of money on Alex & Ani bangles or other brands—you can easily design your own personalized bracelets. Our DIY charm bangles are ready to be embellished with your choice of charms and beads to create a limitless number of designs. View our instructional video below for expert tips on how to design your own expandable charm bangle, assemble our exclusive kits, and "brand" your own designs with a custom jewelry tag.

Featured Video: How to Embellish an Expandable Charm Bangle Bracelet


Expandable Charm Bangles

Choose from 5 styles of expandable charm bangle bracelets in a variety of finishes including gold, silver and antiqued brass.

Expandable Charm Bangle - DIY Bracelet Kits

Get everything you need to make your own charm bangles with our Exclusive Beadaholique Jewelry Kits. Each professionally designed kit includes coordinating bangles, charms, beads and findings. Enjoy the satisfaction of completing a jewelry project with these convenient kits or simply give as gifts.

Only basic tools are needed to assemble each kit (not included): wire cutters , chain nose pliers , and round nose pliers . If giving these kits as a gift, combine with a tool kit for the ultimate gift!

Charm Bangle Project Tutorials

Find inspiration with our project tutorials and see how to combine charms and beads to create your own personalized charm bangle. Take note of the size and gauges of jump rings and head pins to help with your own design selections.

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Charms & Embellishments for Expandable Charm Bangle Bracelets

Personalize your bangle bracelets with a wide variety of charms including popular message and alphabet charms . Charms can be easily attached with jump rings . Add on initials, birthstone colors, hobbies, favorite shapes and more.

Beads can be added to your bracelet with head pins and a simple wire loop . Add sparkle with Swarovski crystals , Czech fire polished beads , Beadelle pave beads, and more.

Create your own designer charm bangle by combining different charms and beads. Have fun and experiment by mixing and matching different styles, or stick to a theme for a cohesive look. For most cases, our designers recommend 5mm - 6mm jump rings, and for optimal comfort when wearing, use beads that are 12mm or smaller.

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Love arm candy? The expandable charm bangles are best worn stacked and look great mixed with other styles such as the "Add a Bead" bracelets. Visit our bracelet findings category to see all available styles of bangles, cuffs, charm bracelets and more. Check out our product collection of bangle bracelets for more ideas and inspiration.

For a professional finish, create a custom jewelry tag to "brand" your bangle with your own designer logo or initials.

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