Custom rubber bracelets have invaded the world during the last six years. Even though many fashion gurus first stated that silicone wristbands were simply a fashion fad, it was evident that they are long lasting fashion accessories.
These silicone bracelets are very popular just by the fact that they are highly customizable and cheap. They can be personalized for any purposes such as charities, events, storing medical information, children’s safety, fun, and fashion. Silicone bracelets usually cost about $1 dollar each or even less than one dollar if they are ordered at wholesale.
In general, a silicone bracelet is simply a silicone loop or ring that can be worn on the wrist. They usually have some messages printed on them such as “Come Home Soon” or “Long Life Our Country” to reflect many ideals and causes. These bracelets have been implemented by hospitals for diverse purposes. For instance, some bracelets are used to identify the new born babies, some are used to follow up patients, and others are worn to advice of certain allergies. Silicone wristbands have been very useful and effective for many institutions and businesses since they can be created according to their needs and requirements.
Another important characteristic of silicone wristbands is that they can be ordered in any color shade and style. There are various colors like yellow, green, violet, pink, black, white, and many others that can be applied to these rubber bracelets. There is always the perfect color for any institution or business to be applied on these bracelets. For instance, the yellow LIVESTRONG bracelet is one of the most popular in the world. This simple but powerful bracelet has been distributed to many countries in order to raise funds to support cancer research.
There are some other custom wristbands that have been very effective in promoting and supporting different campaigns in the world. For instance, red bracelets were sold in order to help the victims of the tsunami in Philippines; camouflaged bracelets were sold to support the US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan; white bracelets have been distributed in many schools and sports events to promote anti-bullying campaigns.
Recently, there has been a lot of criticism against the implementation of silicone bracelets with silly messages. This is important to know that these bracelets can be customized in many ways for different purposes. In any case, this does not mean that people are fed up with these custom bracelets, but new purposes are attributed to these custom bracelets every day.
Silicone bracelets are going to be in the market for various years. They are very useful accessories for many foundations and non profit organizations which use them as their main fundraising tool. It does not matter if silicone wristbands go out or come in into fashion, the neat part of it is that people will enjoy helping others by wearing one of these custom bracelets.