Parachute Cord Bracelets are not only available in Military colors such as olive drab, but also in a wide range of camo colors including pink and blue, neon colors, Patriotic colors, and school colors.
The Military Paracord Bracelets are reversible! If choosing two colors, the inside color is on the outside edges when reversed. Choose one color or put any two colors together for a reversible bracelet. Choose a third color for the ribbon on the Awareness Ribbon Paracord Bracelet or the heart on the Paracord Bracelet with Heart.
Parachute Cord Bracelets are worn by many US military members and popular among civilians. Not only are the Parachute Cord Bracelets fashion fun everyone, they are a great way to show support for cancer awareness, show off your school colors, or support your favorite college or professional sports team. Paracord Bracelets are a great stocking stuffer for any age. They also make great fundraisers!
The parachute cord bracelets are handcrafted out of genuine 550 paracord. Each bracelet has between 8 and 10 feet of paracord depending on your size. The 550 paracord has 7 inner strands which have a 50 lb. tensile strength. The outer sheath is rated at 200 lbs. It is fashioned by weaving the paracord together to make a bracelet that is then secured with a looped end and a military uniform button.
What Are Parachute Cord Bracelets?
The parachute 550 cord bracelets are worn by many US military members signifying deployment, typically countries in the Middle East. It is also worn in remembrance of POW/MIA service members during National conflict. The parachute 550 cord bracelets are also popular among civilians to represent their school colors or cancer awareness.
Parachute cord, also known as paracord or 550 cord, is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope originally used in the suspension lines of US parachutes during World War II. The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture. The all nylon construction makes paracord fairly elastic; depending on the application this can be either an asset or a liability!
The same properties which soldiers appreciate in paracord are also useful in civilian applications. After World War II parachute cord became available to civilians, first as military surplus and then as a common retail product.
These parachute cord bracelets are also termed as "survival bracelets". The yarns of the core can be removed when finer string is needed, for instance as sewing thread to repair gear or fishing line in a survival situation, as well as handy for camping, boating, and clothes line.