How to know the size of a ring

Tricks to find out the size of a ring and see if it fits your fingers easily

Let's see how to know the size of a ring; and in many cases it is difficult to know the size of a ring and if it will fit well on the finger on which you want to wear it, something even more complicated in online shopping if you are not physically in the store. Another possibility is that you want to give a ring to someone but you don't know the ideal size, which can lead to situations where you will have to change the ring, as long as they accept exchanges. For this reason, and so that you go as safe or secure possible, we tell you the best tricks to know the size of a ring.

How to know the size of a ring

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How to know your ring size with another ring

The best way to find out your perfect ring size is have another ring that already suits you; So, if you have a ring that fits well on your finger, without being too tight or dancing, you can use it as an example to know the ideal size for a new ring. The same goes if the ring is for someone else; If you can get a ring in the perfect size, everything will be much easier. The trick is very simple: If the two circles fit when placing the two rings on top of each other, it means that it is your ideal size.

How to know the size of a ring

Another method is measure the inner diameter of the ring that suits you to use this measurement to compare it with the new ring that you want to purchase and whose size you do not know. Follow the steps below:

  1. Place the ring that you already have in your size on a ruler or tape measure.
  2. Measure the inner diameter, that is, the distance between the inner faces furthest from each other of the ring, where the finger goes.
  3. Write down the measurement obtained in millimeters; Remember that 1 centimeter is equivalent to 10 millimeters.
  4. Check the size using the equivalences in millimeters in the following table:

How to know the size of a ring

How to know your ring size without another ring

The next situation is somewhat more complex, since not having another reference ring, it is more difficult to get a fitted size; Even so it is not impossible. Follow the steps below:

  1. Wrap around your finger thread or a soft tape measure, as if it were a ring; adjust it so that it doesn't fit neither too tight nor too loose.
  2. Mark the joining point of the ends and close the circle.
  3. Now Measure the piece of thread with a ruler or tape measure or write down the measurement in the case of using a measuring tape directly; point the measure in millimeters.
  4. When you have the measurement, you will have to calculate the diameter of the finger; use the following formula: Measurement in millimeters / 3.14. For example: 47mm / 3.14 = 14.9.
  5. When you have the result of said formula you will be able compare the measurement with its equivalent size in the next table; If the measurement is not exact, we recommend round up so that the ring does not squeeze you too much:

How to know the size of a ring

Go to a jewelry professional

Beyond these two home methods that you can easily do yourself, you can always Go to a jeweler to tell you the exact measurement What do you need for your new ring? The jeweler will most likely have sample rings in all sizes, although he or she will likely also have a ring sizer in the shape of a finger that will provide you with the exact size.

How to know the size of a ring

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