Thursday, April 01, 2010

Armlet Sterling Silver Body Jewelry Arm Bracelet

Armlet Sterling Silver Body Jewelry Arm BraceletArmlet sterling silver body jewelry arm bracelet, also known as an arm ring or an armband, is a band of metal, usually a precious metal, worn as an ornament around the biceps of the upper arm. The arm ring is similar to a bracelet or bangle, though it must be shaped and sized to fit snugly to the upper arm.Historically, the arm ring was commonly worn by men, and often a ring in bronze age heroic literature would refer to an arm ring, rather than a finger ring, however, in Celtic iron-age literature, "ring" would also refer to a torc. Armlet are commonly known as bajuband in India. They are worn on the upper arm, just above the elbow. The wearers of the bajuband are considered wealthy, as it is a symbol of prosperity. Bajubands also help modestly cover bare arms of a woman. In India, like the moon, silver is considered to possess the alchemical properties of coolness against that of heat generated by gold.

Arm Bracelet or Armlet: A personal ornament for the Arm or wrist, made of different materials, according to the fashion of the age. Armlet - arm'-let: The word translated "bracelet" "armlet," or "arm-band," worn on the upper arm. But it is the same word which with a different context is rendered "ankle-chains". Armlet is an ornamental band worn on the arm, a bracelet worn high on the arm, rather than on the wrist.

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