A bracelet is an article of jewellery that is worn around the wrist. Bracelets may serve different uses, such as being worn as an ornament. When worn as ornaments, bracelets may have a supportive function to hold other items of decoration, such as charms. ... Colloquially, handcuffs are sometimes called bracelets. There are many different types of bracelets: karma bracelets, charm bracelets, bangles, beaded bracelets, link bracelets, cuff bracelets, wrap bracelets, and friendship bracelets, to name a few.