9 Types Of Pandora Bracelets

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If you’re looking to add a sophisticated, colorful, and highly personalized touch to your wardrobe, you may be considering purchasing one or more Pandora bracelets.  But, with dozens of combinations of bracelet styles, materials, and clasps, along with more than 600 different charms available, the possibilities may seem overwhelming at first.

To make matters even more confusing, some categories of charms fit with only one or two bracelet styles. A few of the bracelets are available in a limited selection of sizes.

To help you sort through all the options, we’ve developed a complete guide to Pandora bracelets.  We’ll start by describing the three Pandora Collections: each one a group of charms designed with its own distinctive size, style, and fitting.  Next, we’ll discuss the nine distinct types of Pandora bracelets, their sizes and materials, and which charm collections fit each type.  Keep reading to learn everything you need to know to create your own unique Pandora bracelet!

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Pandora Collections

Pandora Moments

The original line of Pandora products, Pandora Moments, features several bracelet styles — rope mesh, snake chain, bangle, and leather — and more than 500 charms.  The metals in this line include gold, rose gold, silver, and two-tone. Pandora Moments’ charms feature a wide variety of crystal colors, from clear to pastels to vibrant primary hues.

Click here for Sister charm in the Pandora Moments collection on Amazon.

Reflexions

The Reflexions line is designed with a sophisticated look, from its flat mesh-band bracelets to its sleek charms and dangles.  Metals in this line include gold, rose gold, silver, gray, and two-tone.  The 28 Reflexions charms are created specifically to clip onto the flat mesh bracelets. In keeping with the line’s sophisticated style, charms are either all-metal or include clear or muted-color crystals.

Click here for the tree of life clip charm in Pandora’s Reflexions collection on Amazon.

Pandora Me

The Pandora Me collection features slim, graceful bracelets — snake chain, link, and bangle — and miniature dangle charms.  Bracelets and charms are in sterling silver. The 26 different charms currently available in the Pandora Me collection incorporate a full range of crystal colors.

Click here for rainbow mini-dangle charm in Pandora’s Me collection on Amazon.

Pandora Bracelet Types

1. Flat Mesh Bands

These sophisticated woven-mesh bands are available in gold, rose gold, and sterling silver.  Pandora’s flat mesh bands are designed specifically for use with the Reflexions charms and do not fit any other Pandora charms or spacers.  Smaller sizes hold up to eight charms; the largest size can hold 12 charms.

  • Bracelet width: 0.276″
  • Sizing:  Select the size that is 0.4″ larger than your wrist. Comes in sizes 5.9 – 8.3.
  • Compatible charms:  28 charms available, including clip-on charms, dangles, and safety chains.  Charms come in gold, rose gold, and sterling silver and feature clear and muted-hue crystals.
  • Charm themes available:  Family, nature, regal, symbols, love
  • Collections:  Reflexions

Click here for Pandora Reflexions flat mesh bracelet on Amazon.

2. Rope Mesh Bracelets

These slim, elegant bracelets come in rose gold or sterling silver.  Each rope mesh bracelet features an embossed ball clasp.  They can be worn on their own, as part of a stack of bracelets and bangles, or embellished with up to 20 charms.

  • Bracelet width: 0.386″
  • Sizing: 6.7 (wrist size 5.5″ – 6.3″); 7.5 (wrist 6.7″ – 7″); 8.3 (wrist 7.5″ – 7.9″)
  • Compatible charms:  More than 500 charms, clips, dangle charms, and spacers in the Pandora Moments collection
  • Charm themes available: Animals/pets, art/music, celebrations, celestial, character, Christmas, family, food/beverage, friends, holiday, love, national icons, nature, regal, sports, symbols, travel, zodiac
  • Collections:  Moments (including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney)

Click here for Pandora rope mesh bracelet in rose gold on Amazon.

3. Bangles

Bangles are available in a variety of styles: traditional circular shape, heart-shaped, open-ended, and slider.  There is also a selection of clasps and endcaps, including balls, embossed balls, hearts, and various Disney characters.  Bangles come in sterling silver, rose gold, and two-tone. They can hold 10 to 20 charms.

  • Bracelet width:  0.374″
  • Sizing: 6.3 (wrist size up to 5.5″); 6.9 (wrist 5.9″ – 6.3″); 7.5 (wrist 6.7″ – 7″); 8.3 (wrist 7.5″ – 7.9″)
  • Compatible charms: More than 500 charms, clips, dangle charms, and spacers in the Moments collection; plus 26 charms in Pandora’s Me collection
  • Charm themes available: Animals/pets, art/music, cause/awareness, celebrations, celestial, character, Christmas, family, food/beverage, friends, holiday, love, national icons, nature, regal, sports, symbols, travel, zodiac
  • Collections:  Moments (including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney); Pandora Me

Click here for Pandora’s infinity knot bangle on Amazon.

4. Snake Chain Bracelets

Snake chain bracelets are casual and stylish, in gold, rose gold, silver, and two-tone.  A variety of clasps are available, ranging from standard embossed ball clasps to whimsical Disney characters.  A snake chain bracelet can accommodate 15 to 20 charms.

  • Bracelet width: 0.409″
  • Sizing: Comes in sizes 5.9 – 9; choose the size that is 0.8″ larger than your wrist
  • Compatible charms:  More than 500 charms, clips, dangle charms, and spacers in the Moments collection; plus 26 charms in Pandora’s Me collection
  • Charm themes available: Animals/pets, art/music, cause/awareness, celebrations, celestial, character, Christmas, family, food/beverage, friends, holiday, love, national icons, nature, regal, sports, symbols, travel, zodiac
  • Collections:  Moments (including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney); Pandora Me

Click here for sterling silver Pandora heart-clasp snake chain bracelet on Amazon.

5. Leather Cord Bracelets

Adding a Boho feel to your wardrobe, leather cord bracelets come in braided, wrap, and slider styles and in a variety of colors.  Their safety chains, end caps, and ball clasps are available in gold, rose gold, and silver.  Leather cord bracelets can be worn plain or embellished with 7 to 9 charms.

  • Bracelet width: 0.217″ per cord
  • Sizing: 6.9 (wrist 5.5″ – 5.9″); 7.5 (wrist 6.3″ – 7″); 8.1 (wrist 7.1″ – 7.5″)
  • Compatible charms:  More than 500 charms, clips, dangle charms, and spacers in the Pandora Moments collection
  • Charm themes available: Animals/pets, art/music, celebrations, celestial, character, Christmas, family, food/beverage, friends, holiday, love, national icons, nature, regal, sports, symbols, travel, zodiac
  • Collections:  Moments, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney)

Click here for Pandora’s double leather bracelet on Amazon.

6. Sliding (Bolo) Bracelets

Sliding bracelets, also called bolo bracelets or sliders, are the perfect option for wearers with larger wrists or those wishing to add flair to their collection.  They include bangles, snake chains, leather cords, and link bracelets — with adjustable sliders permitting them to fit any wrist.

  • Bracelet width: Determined by type of bracelet: bangle, snake chain, leather, link
  • Sizing:  One size fits all, due to slider
  • Compatible charms: More than 500 charms, clips, dangle charms, and spacers in the Moments collection (bangle, snake chain, leather bracelets); plus 26 charms in Pandora’s Me collection (snake chain and link bracelets only)
  • Charm themes available:  Animals/pets, art/music, cause/awareness, celebrations, celestial, character, Christmas, family, food/beverage, friends, holiday, love, national icons, nature, regal, sports, symbols, travel, zodiac
  • Collections:  Moments, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney (bangle, snake chain, leather bracelets); Pandora Me (snake chain and link bracelets only)

Click here for Pandora’s slider bracelet in rose gold on Amazon.

7. Padlock Bracelets

Like sliders, padlock bracelets encompass several types of Pandora bracelets — in this case, snake chains, rope mesh, link, and leather cord — with a special feature added.  Rather than being secured by ball clasps, padlock bracelets are closed by tiny locks in various shapes, including hearts, crowns, and, yes… padlocks. The locks are removable and can be worn as clasps, charms, or even as pendants on necklaces.

  • Bracelet width: Determined by type of bracelet: snake chain, rope mesh, link, leather cord
  • Sizing: Determined by type of bracelet: snake chain, rope mesh, link, leather cord
  • Compatible charms:  More than 500 charms, clips, dangle charms, and spacers in the Moments collection (snake chain, rope mesh, leather bracelets); plus 26 charms in Pandora’s Me collection (snake chain and link bracelets only)
  • Charm themes available: Animals/pets, art/music, cause/awareness, celebrations, celestial, character, Christmas, family, food/beverage, friends, holiday, love, national icons, nature, regal, sports, symbols, travel, zodiac
  • Collections:  Moments, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Disney (snake chain, rope mesh, leather bracelets); Pandora Me (snake chain and link bracelets only)

Click here for gold Pandora padlock bracelet on Amazon. 

8. Link (Tennis) Bracelets

Crafted from tiny links of sterling silver, these slender and graceful bracelets can be worn plain or embellished with up to 10 micro-dangle charms from the Pandora Me collection.  Pandora’s link bracelets are designed specifically for the Pandora Me collection and are not compatible with other charms.

  • Bracelet width: 0.678″
  • Sizing: 5.9″ (wrist up to 4.9″); 6.3″ (wrist 5.1″ – 5.5″); 6.9″ (wrist 5.9″ – 6.3″); 7.9″ (wrist 6.7″ – 7.1″);  9″ (wrist 7.5″ and over)
  • Compatible charms:  The 26 micro-dangle charms in the Pandora Me collection
  • Charm themes available:  Animals/pets, art/music, celestial, nature, symbols, travel, cause/awareness, love
  • Collections:  Pandora Me

Click here for Pandora rose-gold link bracelet on Amazon.

9. Non-Charm Bracelets

Pandora also offers a wide variety of bangles, snake chains, sliders, and beaded bracelets intended to be worn without charms.  These bracelets come in gold, rose gold, and sterling silver, and they feature attractive combinations of embellishments in a rainbow of colors.  They are intended to be worn as part of a stack.

  • Bracelet width:  Determined by type of bracelet: bangle, snake chain, or beaded
  • Sizing:  Determined by type of bracelet: bangle, snake chain, or beaded
  • Compatible charms: Designed to be worn without charms
  • Themes available:  None
  • Collections: None

Click here for Pandora bead-and-pave bracelet on Amazon.

In Conclusion

A Pandora bracelet provides a sophisticated and colorful addition to your jewelry collection.  Although the sheer number of bracelets and charms available can be overwhelming at first, you can narrow down the options by first selecting either a bracelet style or a charm collection.  Then, by following the guidance in this article, you can choose a combination of bracelet(s) and charms that reflect your personal flair!

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