Paracord bracelets consist of lightweight nylon kernmantle rope originally used in the suspension lines of United States parachutes during World War II. These wonderful bracelets are made out of genuine military issued 550 parachute cord which is braided together and woven with the intricate ribbon design. The bracelet is comprised of 7 inner strands, which have a 50 pound tensile strength. The outer sheath consists of 200 pounds of tensile strength. Together, the average amount of parachute cord in one bracelet is between eight and ten feet depending on wrist size. However, the parachute cord bracelet is light-weight and easy to wear all day!
The paracord bracelet is very durable and available in different sizes as well as different color schemes and patterns. They are also reversible!! The parachute bracelet is clasped together by a looped button, which also has military significance. These buttons are the same buttons found on military uniforms.
Parachute cord bracelets are also termed “survival bracelets”. The yarns of the core can be removed when finer string is needed, such as for sewing thread or fishing line in a survival situation. These survival bracelets may also be handy when camping, hiking or boating.
When purchasing these unique parachute bracelet’s you are showing support nationally, locally and personally. Parachute cord bracelets are worn for many reasons by both military members and civilians. Family and friends show support and remembrance for military service men and women who are prisoners of war (POW), missing in action (MIA), and patriotism.
Paracord bracelets are also worn to support schools and school spirit by incorporating their very own school colors. Celebrate favorite college and professional sports teams by wearing team colors. Show off your adoration for a loved one. Paracord bracelets are also great for fundraisers because of the low cost of each bracelet.
Lastly, parachute cord bracelets are available with special memorable designs that include the cancer awareness ribbon and a heart. A fun way to show support, hope and a commitment to find a cure!! Paracord bracelets make great gifts for boys and girls of all ages to participate in the fight to find a cure for cancer!