Silicone bracelets began in the 1980s as a popular and cheap way to support and promote various groups and ideas. Since then these bracelets have continued to bloom in popularity and expand across high schools, middle schools, elementary schools, and work places. One of the most popular Silicone bracelets is the “Livestrong” bracelet.
Charity awareness silicone bracelets did not become hugely popular until the early part of the millennium. Currently there are thousands of different charities that have their very own silicone bracelet promoting awareness of cancer, domestic violence, and various other things that come with charitable groups.
At some pointurban legends popped up about these silicone bracelets, but the legends passed quickly and everyone moved on to focusing on using them to support charities and various organizations.
Currently silicone bracelets cost less than $3 on average. Prices have ranged from .50 cents to $5 in the past, depending on who is selling them. Most people wear these for casual purposes, as they are comfortable and easy to take off. Silicone bracelets are also durable, and are difficult to break, tear, or otherwise damage. They usually come in colors that represent a group or charity, such as a pink silicone bracelet for breast cancer awareness. Individuals that want to purchase their own silicone bracelet can, by going to any store or website that produces them. They can be made to reflect any phrase of your choice, and in any designated color. Teams and clubs like to make these for their groups, because they are a cheap and easy to buy reminder of what you support and love.