Today’s post brings my next Pandora Disney review, with a closer look at the brand new Mickey Moments from the Spring 2016 collection! Featuring an adorable Mickey Mouse-themed clasp, this bracelet is the latest in a line of special-edition Pandora bracelets. :D
It’s a tactic that must be proving lucrative for Pandora, as the bracelets are becoming almost as collectable as the charms. ;) By my count, the variations on the traditional silver bracelet (excluding two-tone or gold) stands at:
- Lobster clasp
- Plain silver heart clasp
- Disney Parks clasp
- Pavé barrel clasp
- Pavé heart clasp
- Threadless bracelet with spherical clasp
- Disney Mickey clasp
It’s great for dedicated collectors like us, who buy new bracelets fairly regularly; it’s nice to have more options when starting a fresh design. In any case, read on for my thoughts on this latest new bracelet from Pandora!
Pandora Disney Mickey Moments Bracelet Review
With the huge popularity of the Pandora Disney range, it was only a matter of time before they made a dedicated Pandora Disney bracelet! The bracelet features teeny-tiny Mickey Mouse heads across the clasp; adorable and very Disney, and yet not too OTT.
One side of the clasp has ‘DISNEY’ and ‘PANDORA’ hallmarked on it, the other side is clear of any of writing. The lettering is quite discreet, and doesn’t detract too much from the little Mickey silhouettes themselves.
The cute little Mickey heads are quite subtle, and the overall effect is not too in-your-face Disney. Instead, the little hints of sparkle show off advantages of the spherical clasp as opposed to the usual barrel clasp; it is much more suited for adding little accents such as the hint of CZ detailing. It would be nice if they just did a regular version of the Moments charm bracelet with a spherical clasp, too, and not just the threadless version.
The clasp is striking enough to wear the bracelet plain, I think; I haven’t yet acquired any of the beads I am planning to put on this bracelet, so for now I am wearing it with just the regular Disney safety chain and the plain-silver Rockstar clips.
It looks so pretty stacked with bangles or summery leather bracelets!
The existing CZ Pandora Disney safety chain complements it perfectly.
It can be hard to do stylings for bracelet reviews as, really, the bracelets look good with pretty much anything (as they are designed to) and it’s hard to zero down on something. So for this Disney review I decided to dig out all my much-loved Disney Princess muranos and to do a styling around each of them! :D
First up, we have the Cinderella muranos, styled with rose gold. I saw the most beautiful bracelet on Pinterest that mixed Pandora Rose with periwinkle blue, and loved it – especially as it’s not a colour combination I’d have thought to try on my own! Pandora Rose is surprisingly versatile.
The Cinderella charms are some of the most beautiful from the Pandora Disney collection, and Cinderella-themed bracelets are always so much fun to put together!
Next up, we have the golden Belle murano! I’ve gone with the prerequisite Beauty and the Beast theme, with the King of the Jungle to represent the Beast and the lovely retired Rose to represent Belle. The retired hand-mirror pendant is perfect for representing Belle’s magic mirror; you could also have added the teapot and teacups for Mrs Potts and Chip, and the clock for Cogsworth… there’s a lot you could do with this one! :)
The Snow White murano is another beauty – it’s a very true red. Mine has a little more glitter in it than most examples, however, and you can find some that have a deeper red. I’m actually doing a Minnie Mouse design instead for my SW styling!
The Minnie Mouse Pandora Disney charms are some of my favourites (I love bows!) – the Minnie pavé clip is just gorgeous, especially when you put with the Minnie Cupcake to really bring out the red in it.
Finally, we have the Anna and Elsa muranos from the Frozen set. I’ve gone for a simple Arctic design, with the retired Polar Bear dangle, the Layers of Lace clips (which look like icicles to me) and the muranos themselves, which are perfect for representing the aurora borealis.
Those are all the Disney Signature Colour muranos I own for now – but I’m planning on adding Jasmine and Rapunzel to my collection soon. I just love their bright colour and their hint of glitter; I wish we had them in the UK!
I didn’t really have much intention originally of getting this bracelet as, while I enjoy Disney films and have a great nostalgia for a lot of the characters I loved as a child, I’m not as much as a fan as to build a whole Disney-dedicated bracelet. While Disney designs are beyond cute, they don’t really tally with my personal style. However, a couple of readers mentioned how gorgeous it is in person and my interest was piqued – I decided to upgrade and get it during the March bracelet promo! :)
I’m very glad I did, as the overall effect is lovely and surprisingly subtle. The little hints of sparkle are pretty, without being overwhelming. I am not going to be doing a whole Disney-dedicated design, although there will be hints of Disney character beads on there. <3
The Pandora Disney Mickey Moments bracelet is $85 USD or $95 CAD.
Did you get this bracelet, or is it on your wish list? Do you collect any of the special clasp bracelets?