What Do Ankle Bracelets Mean? 5 Unknown Facts About Anklets

Many people wear anklets as a fashion accessory, but historically, they have been worn as amulets. 

Anklets have various meanings, but do you know the meaning of the anklet you are wearing? 

Most people don’t.

In fact, the meaning of anklets change depending on which foot they are worn on and their colour.

What are Anklets?

Before we dive into the meaning of anklets, let's revisit what they are.

Anklets are bracelet-like accessories that you attach to your ankles. 

It makes a great summer accessory as they can be used on bare feet when you are not wearing socks.

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The History of Anklets

Today, anklets are seen as a fashion accessory, but it may have had a different purpose in the past.

The anklet was once said to have derived from the iron ring attached to the ankle of ancient Egyptian slaves. 

However, since it was thousands of years ago, we are not certain if this is the true origin of the anklet.

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Meaning of Anklets

Subtle Fashion Accessory

If you don’t like flashy statement pieces, why not choose an ankle bracelet?

Anklets can be hard to notice at a first glance, but they are modern and stylish. 

Anklets are recommended to people who enjoy subtle and casual fashion.

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As a Talisman

Many people wear anklets as a talisman or a good luck charm. 

There are many types of materials used to create anklets such as wax string or metal.

Natural stones are often seen as an embellishment on anklets. 

The Meaning Depends on the Foot You Put On

The meaning of anklets vary depending on where you wear them, and we will introduce the anklets as they have meanings on the left and right feet.

The Meaning of Wearing Anklet on the Right Ankle

When someone wears an anklet on their right foot, it means they are single and have no lover.

It should be noted here that if a married person puts it on their right foot, it means that they are looking to have an affair.

The Meaning of Wearing Anklet on the Left Ankle

An anklet worn on the left foot is often used as a talisman or charm. 

Originally, it was said that diseases came from the outside. 

Anklets were used as amulets and worn on the ankles because it was close to the ground. 

Therefore, anklets seem to continue to be used as a sort of protection.

Anklets worn on the left ankle also signify that you are married or have a lover.

If you are single and interested in finding a partner, you should wear it on your right foot instead of your left. 

There are few people who really care and actually know about the meaning behind wearing it on different ankles.
Therefore, many people wear anklets on their left foot as a talisman without any other special meaning. 

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Meaning of Anklets by Color

The meaning of anklets change not only in the place where they are worn, but also in the colour. 

If you send one as a gift, let's send it according to the message you want to convey. 

When you use it for yourself, you can use it according to your own situation, such as red for an upcoming game or tournament and blue for work.

White Anklets

White anklets have a meaning of purification. 

White anklets symbolize purity and innocence - a pure heart that is not dyed by any other colour. 

It easily matches any type of outfit, so if you are unsure, white is a great colour to choose.

Yellow Anklets

Yellow anklets have the meaning of fortune, and also the meaning of sociability.

The colour is bright and cheerful, and the lively design seems to give you energy and courage just by wearing it.

Brown Anklets

Brown anklets symbolize having a good family relationship. 

This colour can be worn regardless of age or gender, making it easy for all members of the family to wear together.

Green Anklets

The green anklet has the meaning of good luck. 

It's a good idea to look at green when you're stressed or tired, because green is known to have a calming effect.

The calm colour makes it easy to match with different outfits.

Blue Anklets

The blue anklet symbolizes luck in work and blooming talent. 

As you can see in a cool blue image, it gives an intelligent and cool impression. 

How about changing the impression with the blue anklet according to your work luck?

Pink Anklets

Pink anklets have romance-related meanings such as love and marriage. 

This colour makes it a gorgeous and charming accessory, so it can be used with both appearance and meaning.

Red Anklets

The red anklet means good luck in a game.

If you are a student, it is a good idea to wear it together when there is a sports festival or some kind of competition.

Gold Anklets

The black anklet symbolizes secrets. 

It seems that it is rarely used according to the meaning, but it is an easy colour to pair. 

It features the perfect colour and design for a solid or cool outfit.

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Anklets have many meanings!

The meaning of an anklet changes depending on the place and colour of the anklet. 

When worn on the left foot, it is used to signify someone that is married or has a love. 

When worn on the right foot, it shows that the wearer is single and is searching for a lover. 

Also, the colour that you casually choose as a fashion item has different meanings.

Anklets add a bit of subtle and muted elegance to your look. 

There are many stylish and fashionable designs for anklets, so we hope you are able to use this article to find one that suits you best!

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