Silver Arm Bands

Suitable for everyone. All the armbands are made from solid silver and very easy to wear. Simply open up by gently easing the band. Slide onto your arm and squeeze into position. Once its on it will stay where you placed it.

Solid silver arm bands in three styles.

A range of hand made totally adjustable armbands. The silver is solid but soft enough so the arm bands can be easily fitted by opening and closing to your arm size.

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armband in a twirley design Arm Band shown in oxidised silver arm band hand made in a snake style

They look stunning on a bare arm or even over clothing.

You will love wearing your new armband. Suitable for everyone. All the armbands are made from solid silver and very easy to wear. Simply open up by gently easing the band. Slide onto your arm and squeeze into position. Once its on it will stay where you placed it.

Its a gorgeous piece of jewellery that is a little bit different. Now just wait for the admiring glances and do not be surprised if people stop you in the street to ask where you brought your cool piece of jewellery from.

History of Armbands

Armbands have been around for thousands and thousands of years.
During the Hellenistic period (4th - 1st century BC) a wide variety of jewellery types were produced. Including Armbands. They were frequently produced in matching sets and worn on the lower arm.

elizabeth taylor wearing a celopatra armband

Cleopatra portrayed by Elizabeth Taylor wearing a traditional armband of that era.

Later in History

The Vikings loved clothes and jewellery they also wore armbands. The Viking age was AD700 to 1100.

Armbands made of a strip of twisted metal, or as a chocker were known as Torque's. They were worn by the ancient Gauls, Germans, and Britons.

In India the armband is known in Hindi as Bandu Bandth. It is traditionally given to a bride by her soon to be sister in law. It is given as a commitment on behalf of her brother (the groom) to protect her (the bride) for the rest of her life. The baju is said to protect the bride from inauspiciousness or bad luck.

american indian man wearing metal armbands

The native American Indians were known to be wearing metal armbands in the 1820's.

mati hari wearing nothing but jewellery and bra

Mati Hari

Mati Hari was a famous exotic dancer in the early 1900's. The most celebrated segment of her act was her progressive shedding of clothing until she wore just a jeweled bra, armbands and ornaments upon her head.

flapper wearing armband jewellery

In the roaring twenties. Woman began bearing their naked arms. 1926 is when the Flappers emerged. These were young woman that embraced all things modern. They would wear armbands, apply make up in public, smoke with long cigarette holders and dance the night away.

hippy flower child armbands

Not forgetting the freaks & hippies from the 1960's and 70's. The hippie movement was taking place. With it came a great freedom of clothing, The armband came into fashion and was unisex with men and woman both wearing them.

Arm bands have never been out of fashion. Just a great way to dress up your bare arms.

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