Seeing individuals wearing awareness bracelets made of silicone is very common nowadays. These are jelly like bracelets which are made of silicone that is an inexpensive flexible rubber that have become a major fashion statement, especially with early teen groups. The silicone bracelets come in different colors that match to any social cause or specific diseases.
The main aim in using these silicone rubber bracelets with different colors is to give message or awareness. Particular disease like breast cancer is branded thru use of pink awareness bracelets, while for supporting military, yellow is used.
These awareness bracelets are not only in style to teenagers and adults but to younger kids as well. This is very eye-catching to them since it comes in various bright colors. It is also a plus that this is very inexpensive and you can have lots of them. This explains why silicone bracelets became a very attractive fund raising medium and product, especially for non profit organizations and schools.
Unfortunately, these bracelets have been banned in some middle schools because this product is alleged to be one medium in performing any sexual act in a game called snap. The scheme of the game is if a person breaks the bracelet then the wearer is obliged to do a sexual act on the one who was able to break the bracelet.
Awareness bracelets are worn to realize something and not for the purpose of doing some sexual acts. If using this piece of plain jewelry will trigger any unwanted acts then maybe it is right to ban these bracelets, but it is important that the schools and media were able to clarify very well the objective in wearing the bracelets and most importantly, the message behind these colorful jewelries.
There are some bracelets dedicated to diabetic patients to help identify their condition. This can keep your loved ones with diabetes from harm if they are not with you. If any accident happens, this gives a connotation to the doctors on what type of help the patient needs.
Bali silver and Swarovski crystals is used to create bracelets for Colors of Hope Autism. Autism is a disorder which hinders the normal development, communication skills and social interaction of an individual. This is considered a lifelong disability which results to difficult learning which can cause serious behaviors that interrupts normal living. Autism can arise in infancy. The bracelet for autism shows support and promotes awareness regarding autism. There are three colors that identify your own support levels. With these three colors, you and your family can help spread consciousness. Purple is if you are a friend, green if you are a family member and pink if you are the parent. This comes in different primary colors.
It is very vital to have these awareness bracelets, even if you do not comprehend a certain disease or societal concern, but you can still demonstrate your support by wearing them. Having them not only means giving donation to the charitable institution, helping a friend or immediate family but spreading the awareness to people you meet. The rubber awareness bracelets are very affordable, yet can be in beautiful designs that can attract and awake each individual that will be wearing this piece of straightforward jewelry.