Friendship bracelet initials

We know what you're thinking:

Why didn't Gatherband exist when we were kids?

If you’re here, you're probably a Mom, Dad, Aunt, Uncle, Grandparent, Teacher, Coach or Youth Leader with some AWESOME kids in your life.

And odds are, you remember friendship being much simpler back when. It had zero to do with likes, tags, screens and tech. It was about trading, creativity and that backyard currency. There were no 8th place trophies. You win some. You lose some. But at the end of the day, being together was all that mattered.

Friendship meant trading the best Pogs, Pokémon, Magic Cards and Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robot punches. It meant showing off Yo-Yo tricks until your fingers went numb. And shattering your neighborhood Hacky Sack record PLUS your parents' bedroom window all in the same afternoon.

And of course, it meant trading friendship bracelets...

Not just for the camaraderie—but for the creativity and rite of passage to be part of the tribe.

But kids barely trade anymore. Tech’s gotten in the way of physically bonding. So we brought a tried and true concept to a modern-day level with one simple mission:

To Connect Kids Face to Face Again

Gatherband tradable friendship bracelet