Silicone bracelets or wristbands are inexpensive accessories which are colorful, durable and comfortable to wear. Currently they have become a fashion statement because of their smart appearance and the messages they impart. Availability of such wristband or bracelets is in various colors and sizes. Also, it’s a very low cost product and easily available in the market. So, it can be worn by adults, teenagers and children, which confirm that the item has a market for all age groups.
Material: Silicone is a semi-inorganic polymer and is a very durable product as it’s heat resistant, very flexible and also water resistant. These rubber silicone wristbands or bracelets are cheap as they are made of 100% silicone.
History: Silicone bracelets were designed and released into the market by the Lance Armstrong Foundation, founded in 1997 by the famous cyclist Lance Armstrong. The silicone bracelets were sold for a fund-raising event and were quite a hit, gaining popularity around the globe very quickly. By February of 2005, more than 32 million people were wearing the silicone bracelets.
Types: The wristbands or bracelets have different specifications or prices according to the process used by the manufacturers:
Imprinted the message on the wristbands/bracelets will be silk-screen printed providing a smooth appearance.
Debossed and Embossed Debossed wristbands have the message raised on the bands while the embossed wristbands have the message engraved.
Laser-Engraved Silicone Bracelets – are plain to begin with and laser engraving machines are used to write a message to different specifications.
Advantages: These wristbands or bracelets can be of
Variety: Single-colored or multi-colored swirled wristbands and the ones which glow in the dark etc.
Low Budget – wristbands are much cheaper as compared to other accessories.
Adjustable: Wristbands are available in different materials and some come in adjustable straps in a variety of colors.
Accessible: They can be purchased in bulk online, making them an economical way for small groups, schools, churches, and organizations to generate sales while advertising their cause.
Inspiring unity: Silicone bracelets or wristbands also promote spirit when worn at sporting events, rallies, conventions, giving the impression of unity among the people wearing them Uses: Here are a few ideas on how to use your very own silicone bracelets.
Fashionable accessory- It’s an easily available, low cost and apt for any occasion kind of accessory.
Party Favors It can be given out in a party as part of any events/games.
Personalized Gift To someone whom we want to own a silicon wristband
Fundraising It has been used very successfully in fundraising events
Business Promotions – It is a very popular with nonprofit organizations and churches as well as companies who are trying to get their information out to build business and bring in additional profits