Men's Bracelets(1,410 items)
You will find excellent craftsmanship in this exclusive collection of men’s bracelets below.
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More than a mere fashion statement, men’s jewelry, including bracelets, have been worn throughout history to communicate cultural, religious, and social beliefs. Prehistoric man adorned his wrists with bones and shells to ward off evil spirits. Wealthy men wore bracelets made of gold and silver to display their power and status. Bracelets evolved over time from good luck charms to status symbols to modern style accessories. All the while, they pick up and preserve meaning from the past. In Peru, gold and silver bracelets were meant to complement each other symbolically. Gold represented the sun, the day, and the masculine. Silver represented the moon, the night, and the feminine. These two bright, powerful metals held one another in balance. In Central America, natural materials decorated men’s jewelry to signify a connection to place. Metals, bone, shells, bird feathers (especially the beautiful quetzal bird), and carved stones (particularly jade for its power of fertility and life) protected and decorated the wearer.
Excellent question! There is no simple test that can tell you whether an artisan hand-crafted your jewelry or not. No easy way to know if an item is handmade or factory-produced. But there are details that you can look out for, and hopefully a discerning eye will guide you right. First, look at materials. If a bracelet is made of leather with embossed detailing, or sterling silver with intricate carvings or stone settings, you are entering the realm of the handmade. If a bracelet is made from bone, or makes use of complicated beadwork, if there is evidence of welding or carving, then you can feel good about your purchase. Any true artisan will tell you: no two pieces of jewelry will come out identical if they are made by hand. Beware of sameness. Celebrate the idiosyncrasies of the artist’s hand and help preserve the techniques and traditions of the past.
Unique, stylish, and handcrafted. These are the guiding principles of wearing men’s jewelry with confidence. There are no rules when it comes to men’s bracelets. You can wear simple leather, or a combination of metals. You can go understated or bold. Colorful or subdued. However you choose to display your handmade jewelry, what matters most is that you discover pieces that attest to your own originality.
Since time immemorial, jewelry has been used as a personal ornament, religious signification, or tastes in fashion. Today’s handcrafted artisan jewelry is no different. In West Africa, leather is prized by certain tribes and connotes a connection to culture. In Indonesia, black coral, or Akar Bahar, is believed to protect the wearer from witchcraft and evil, and so it is used in many jewelry items for men. In Peru, leaders adorned themselves with garments that were exclusive to their rank, so men’s jewelry not only indicated their function, but was also steeped in iconography, religious code, and emblems of power and prestige. In India, artisan jewelry incorporates the motifs of Om, a spiritual symbol signifying the essence of consciousness, and Lord Ganesha, the god of beginnings who is honored at the start of rites and ceremonies. Today, artisans working in these classical styles preserve the heritage that was passed down to them over time.
Techniques that rely on handmade craftsmanship honor the cultures and regions from which they come. In Bali, repoussé, or the art of silver filigree, is still preserved by artisans today. In Central America, jewelry-makers work with natural stones, especially jade, in order to celebrate the techniques and materials used by their ancestors. In India, sterling silver jewelry is made through intricate jali carving or rawa (silver beading). Hand-casting and gemstone-cutting have also been passed down through the generations, and today, make their way into unique works of wearable art. In West Africa, fabrication (including soldering or welding) is a technique that has stood the test of time, as has leather twisting, which adorns men’s jewelry from bracelets to necklaces.
Featured Reviews on Men's Bracelets
Wow - even better than I expected! The jade is stunning and the bracelet very well made - love it thanks!!
Just what I wanted
This is a beautiful cuff - heavy/medium weight silver, both sturdy and comfortable. I got this for my husbands birthday - we are guardians for 2 huskies who look just like the wolves on the bracelet. Truly a perfect gift for him.
every time i receive a product i am more impressed than the product before it! great quality and craftsmanship!!
Wayan Asmana Sterling silver jewelry
"My jewelry is now known in many different countries... thanks to you. I will continue to work harder and better to please you, all my dear customers. Thank you so much!"
Popular Men's Bracelets
Rainbow Colors Macrame Wristband Bracelet, "Rainbow Cascade"
Kanjana in Thailand covers the spectrum in this fun, casual bracelet. She crafts the bracelet of waxed polyester cord using macrame techniques, and accents the ends with brass beads. The sliding knot can be used to adjust the bracelet's length.
Women's Adjustable Yellow and Green Macrame Bracelet, "Citrus Cascade"
Kanjana in Thailand chooses tart citrus shades of green and yellow for this fun, casual bracelet. She crafts the bracelet of waxed polyester cord using macrame techniques, and accents the ends with brass beads. The sliding knot can be used to adjust the bracelet's length.
Bali Obsidian and Sterling Silver Cord Unity Bracelet, "Silver Handshake"$39.99
Crafted of sterling silver, hands come together to clasp an orb of obsidian. They seem to share both its weight and responsibility in a single gesture of friendship. Henry Anthony Sanny displays the lovely pendant on a black cord unity bracelet. The sliding clasp reads "Fight Racism."
Bali Silver & Reconstituted Turquoise Cord Unity Bracelet, "Silver Blue Handshake"$39.99
Crafted of sterling silver, hands come together to clasp a turquoise orb. They seem to share both its weight and responsibility in a single gesture of friendship. Henry Anthony Sanny displays the lovely pendant on an avocado green cord bracelet. The sliding clasp reads "Forest Lover."
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