Bracelets, bangles and cuff bracelets are bands worn on the wrist or forearm; as a flexible band or series of links they are called bracelets. When rigid they are called bangles or cuff bracelets. Bracelets, bangles and cuff bracelets have an intriguing and long standing history of adornment extending from several thousands of years B.C. to the present time. The Cuff bracelet was prominent in Egyptian history, as well as a Mayan and Incan adornment in the Americas. They date back to circa 1000-1500, where they were found in Inca graves. In Mayan and Inca cultures, cuff bracelets were a measure of social class and an important aspect to royal dress. Bracelets were also worn by the Roman’s, Egyptians, countries throughout Africa, and other early cultures, including ancient China. Today bracelets are amongst the most popular forms of jewelry. Shop now and enjoy our large selection of cuff barcelets and bangles.