Nothing decorates and accessorizes an outfit more than jewelry. Jewelry consists of small ornamental items worn for personal adornment, such as rings, necklaces, earrings, pins and bracelets. Of the various jewelry on the market, bracelets can add a gorgeous touch to your overall look, ranging from large and bulky to small and dainty.

Perhaps bracelets that not only add immense appeal to the wearer, but emit a vibration of trendy and fun, are upper arm bracelets or cuffs. Bracelets worn between the elbow and the shoulder decorate the upper arm in a stylish, fashionable way, and work well for both evening wear occasions, or casual outings throughout the day.



Bracelet Fun Fact: A bracelet is an article of jewelry generally worn around the wrist, but can fit anywhere on the arm. Bracelets can be manufactured from metal, leather, cloth, plastic or other materials and sometimes contain jewels, rocks, wood, shells, crystals, metal or plastic hoops, pearls and many more materials.

Another term for an upper arm bracelet is an armlet or an arm ring. The origin of the term ‘bracelet’ is from the Greek ‘brachile’, meaning ‘of the arm’, via the Old French ‘bracel.’


Bracelet Fun Fact: The history of Egyptian bracelets is as old as 5000 BCE, starting with materials like bones, stones and woods to serve religious and spiritual interests. From the National Geographic Society, the Scarab Bracelet is one of the most recognized symbols of ancient Egypt. The scarab represented birth and regeneration. Carved scarabs were won as jewelry and wrapped into linen bandages of mummies. A popular myth told of the scarab god, Khepri, is one pushing the sun across the sky.

Fly fashion high through the glorious blue sky in a lovely, luscious upper arm bracelet!

Nancy Mangano Fashion Tip: Although all jewelry takes an outfit to a higher level, there is something about the upper arm bracelet that is just a cut above. The upper arm bracelet speaks classy, sensual and sassy without saying a word. Trendy, chic and cool!

Depending on the duds you’re wearing, various types of bracelets can create different looks. Whether you prefer a thin ring of gold or silver that clings to the upper arm, or a large bracelet covered in stones, the eye candy provided by upper arm bracelets is oh so dandy!

Popular Gemstones Used in Upper Arm Bracelets:

  1. Amber
  2. Amethyst
  3. Diamond
  4. Emerald
  5. Jade
  6. Jasper
  7. Quartz
  8. Ruby
  9. Sapphire
  10. Turquoise

Some gemstones (pearls, coral and amber) are classified as organic, meaning they are produced by living organisms. Others are inorganic, generally composed of minerals.

Bracelets add extra oomph to whatever fashion statement you wish to make! In the realm of bracelets, upper arm bracelets take the cake!

Popular Types of Bracelets:

  1. Charm Bracelets
  2. Bangles (I love loads of dangling bangles)
  3. Slap Bracelets
  4. Beaded Bracelets
  5. Link Bracelets
  6. Health Bracelets
  7. Sports Bracelets
  8. Tennis Bracelets

Let your arms have some fun: there are amazing, appealing upper arm bracelets to suit the taste of everyone!



Bracelets dazzling and dandy – upper arm eye candy!

Humans have used jewelry for centuries for a number of different reasons, from religious significance to fashionable aesthetics. Jewelry can be functional, a marker of social status or personal wealth, a signifier of religious or social affiliation, as a carrier or symbol of personal meaning and provide the wearer a unique, artistic display.

Show off your own artistic jewelry flair through the beautiful upper arm bracelet that you wear!

Too youthful and playful of a look for you? Go ahead…take the dare.


Get on your fashion fix with a dazzling, delightful upper arm bracelet.

Nancy Mangano’s Fashion Tip: Why not try an upper arm bracelet and a wrist cuff on the same arm for a splendid jewelry mix?

“What is that wrapping itself like a snake around your upper arm?”

“You love my sparkly arm bracelet? Don’t worry…it won’t do you any harm.”

“With a closer look, I can see the intricate carvings in the wrapped band of gold.”

“Yes. My arm bracelet states that I am stylish, risky, fashion forward and bold.”

“I must say that the alluring piece of jewelry wears quite well on your upper arm.”

“I suggest you wear one to decorate your upper arm. The finished look works like a charm!”

Upper Arm Bracelets: The arm candy that works like eye candy!

Jewelry dandy!


Watch for Nancy’s next book in her award winning murder mystery series, Deadly Decisions – A Natalie North Novel, coming to bookstores and online bookstores in early 2017.

Nancy Mangano is an American fashion journalist and author of the Natalie North murder mystery book series, A Passion for Prying and Murder Can Be Messy. Visit Nancy on her author website, Twitter @, her fashion magazine Strutting in Style! at, and her Facebook fan page Nancy Mangano








About authornancymangano

Nancy Mangano resides in Orange County, CA. She has blended her love of detective work and style in her novels, A Passion for Prying and Murder Can Be Messy.
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