Elasticated crystal bracelets are a popular accessory for those seeking the healing properties and beauty of crystals. These versatile bracelets are easy to wear and make a statement. However, it's essential to understand some key aspects to ensure you get the most out of your elastic crystal bracelet. In this guide, we'll explore common questions and provide valuable tips for maintaining and maximising the benefits of your bracelet.
Finding the Right Fit
One size fits all? Not exactly!
Elasticated crystal bracelets are designed to fit a wide range of wrist sizes, typically around 7 and a half inches long. If you're unsure about the fit, it's always a good idea to measure the part of your wrist where you'll be wearing the bracelet. For teen or small adult sizes, the length is usually approximately one inch shorter. Feel free to reach out if you need assistance finding the perfect fit or need a custom size.
Why can I see the knot?
The visibility of knots in elasticated crystal bracelets is a common concern. The simple explanation lies in physics. Crystal beads have an average hole size of 1mm, while elastic cord ranges from 0.7 to 1mm in diameter. The limited space prevents the knot from sliding into the bead hole. However, if the knots bother you, there are options. Spacer beads or charms can be added to conceal the knots and enhance the overall look of the bracelet. I’m always happy to make something customised for you so do drop me a message.
Why do you use beads instead of chips?
When it comes to elastic crystal bracelets, beads are my preferred choice over chips for several reasons. Crystal chips often have smaller and less consistent hole sizes, making them challenging to work with. Purchasing chips for a bracelet can result in half of them being unusable. Also, some individuals (including me) may experience skin irritation from crystal chips. Therefore, beads provide a more reliable and comfortable option.
How long will my bracelet last?
Elastic cords, like any material, have a limited lifespan. With proper care, your elastic crystal bracelet can last between one and two years before the elastic eventually breaks. To ensure you don't miss out on wearing your beloved bracelet, consider our upcoming restringing service. Sign up to be among the first to know when it launches, so you can keep enjoying your bracelet for years to come.
How do I put my bracelet on?
The way you put on your elastic crystal bracelet can significantly impact its longevity. Here are a few simple rules to follow:
- Avoid stretching your hand wide to put on the bracelet.
- Tuck your thumb into the center of your palm.
- Gently roll the bracelet onto your wrist.
Can I wear my elasticated crystal bracelets to bed?
As tempting as it may be to keep your bracelet on while you sleep, it's best to remove it before bedtime. Wearing crystal bracelets 24/7 can lead to discomfort and potentially unbalancing your energy due to excessive crystal energy exposure. So, for a good night's rest and optimal energy balance, take off your bracelet before settling into bed.
My bracelet doesn't seem to be working anymore.
If you feel that your bracelet's energy has diminished, don't worry! Sometimes, our energy needs a break too. Give yourself and your bracelet a few days off. Additionally, regular cleansing and charging are essential for maintaining the energetic properties of crystals. Consider placing on a selenite plate, bowl or even this moon, before you got to bed, to cleanse and recharge your bracelet overnight. You'll wake up to a revitalized bracelet, ready to heal and support you once again.
Elastic crystal bracelets are not only stylish accessories but also powerful tools for healing and balance. By understanding the key considerations and following the care tips mentioned in this guide, you can enjoy your bracelet for an extended period while maximizing its energetic benefits. Remember to find the right fit, embrace the knot physics, choose beads over chips, handle your bracelet with care, and give it the occasional break. With these practices in mind, your elastic crystal bracelet will continue to enhance your well-being and style for years to come.
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