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Talk to The Hand: The Coolest New Way To Wear Bracelets

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Image via Meg Biram Shop

Bracelets that go around your wrist are so passé. The next big thing is accessorizing the back of your hand. At least that's what it seemed like when Racked DC chatted with Washington blogger, designer, and e-shop owner Meg Biram this past weekend at the Thread retail event at Union Market. Biram told us that her metallic hand wrap bracelets are so popular online, she can't keep them in stock.

Maybe it's because they are so unique: the gold-plated jewelry is handmade in Brooklyn and meant to fit around the wearer's palm between the thumb and index finger. They were on sale at Biram's stand at Thread, but sure enough, the snake and the lightning version are sold out online. Edgy jewelry fans can still score the gold arrow version or the more delicate gold leaf version, both for $72.

Hey, SJP is into it. She wore a handlet bracelet to the New York City Ballet fall gala. It's one of those things that must be viewed to be understood. And whether it is called a hand wrap or a handlet or a palm cuff, the chick next to you on the Metro probably won't be wearing one.
· Meg Biram Online Shop [Official Site]
· Introducing a New Jewelry Category: The Handlet [Racked]
· In Case You Missed It: 27 Photos of Union Market's Thread [Racked DC]