I love the way this bangle looks, but it is too small to get over my hand! I have tiny hands, too, so I was surprised that it wouldn't fit. I wish I had a niece to give it to, but as it is, it just sits in my jewelry box :-(
Way too small
These bracelets are very small. I have a fairly slender wrist & hand, as well as my mother who I bought another one for. Her hands & wrists are very petite. Neither of us could get these over our hands. When I took them into a local jewelry store, they were the same size as their little girl bracelets. Sure enough, when I arrived back from being told there would be no way to extend them without it costing more than these are worth, I compared them to a bracelet my little niece wears, and it is the same size. When I compared it to bracelets I buy in department & jewelry stores, they were considerably smaller. Unless your hand and wrist are the size of a child's, don't bother wasting your money. I hope Birchbox will refund my $36.
Beautiful! And Fun To Make!
So I got really excited when I added this to my cart. I really love creating my own accessories but sometimes it can be tiring to come up with your own ideas. I love that this came with everything you needed to make it but you got to put it all together. It gives you the satisfaction of creating something without having all the fuss of buying all the pieces and thinking of what to make! My only complaints are that my ribbon was very short, to the point where my bow was really tiny. I was confused because on the website for For the Makers it says to leave a good amount before beginning to wrap the ribbon so that you have a nice size bow and there was no way I could leave more than 2 inches. Maybe mine just got messed up. And the ribbon frays very easily.
not enough ribbon
this turned out cute but instead of a bow I had to tie a knot because there wasn't enough ribbon even though I followed the directions. and the end of the ribbon was frayed so like one reviewer did I put clear nail polish on the end. I like it but for the price I wish there would have been enough ribbon.
Gorgeous - and quick!
I'm so glad I added this bracelet kit to my cart on impulse. It was really quick and easy to make. Did I mention that it looks a million dollars? Lovely.
I loved making this.
This project could not be easier. Just wrap the ribbon around the jewels to the band and tie with a bow. So cute and so simple. My only complaint is the ribbon will fray. A bit of clear nail Polish was the trick. I loved this partnership between For the Makers and Birchbox.
This is a beautiful piece of jewelry. I always get a lot of compliments on it. Was gift from family member and it is just lovely.