The first bracelets worn as fashionable adornment dates as far back as 7,000 years ago spanning most every culture. Primarily worn as a fashion statement there were several cultures where wrist jewelry served a purpose. For example, In the Mayan culture, a cuff was a key measure of social class as well as denoting rank within a family. Greek soldiers wore wide leather and metal cuffs not only for decoration in uniform, but also for protection, and the list goes on. With all of Spivey's pieces there is some kind of symbol or virtue conveyed giving the jewelry purpose. Shop with purpose as you peruse the leather cuffs and chain bracelets.