How to measure your ring size from home
You can measure your ring size at home using a few different methods. Some are more accurate than others, but we would always recommend coming in to a jeweller to be properly measured. We offer a free ring sizing in store, but we know that might not always be possible. Below we have listed a few ways to measure your ring size yourself, from the comfort of your own home.
When is it best to measure your ring size?
How should my ring fit?
Your ring should be snug enough to not fall off, but not too tight. A ring should slide over the knuckle with some resistance. You should be able to take it off fairly easily but it shouldn’t fall off your finger.
The difference between ring sizes is fairly small, so you will probably fit a few sizes comfortably. If you are in between sizes, then it depends what kind of ring you are looking for, as to whether you go up or down a ring size. If the ring you want has a broader band, go up a size because it will be more snug. For thin, delicate rings, go down a size because it will feel looser.
Find your ring size using a Ring Sizer
We sell a ring sizer for just 50p. It is really easy to use, with all the sizes on the sizer itself. Simply place the ring sizer over your finger at the end of the day. Then pull the sizer until it fits snugly on your finger without being too tight. Once you have done that, make sure you can still slide the sizer over your knuckle.
Find your ring size using a ring you already have
If you have a ring you already own, then you can use that to find your ring size. You can download and print this ring sizing guide at 100% size. Then just place your ring over the circles on the guide and match the inside of the ring to the circles.
If you’re looking to match someone else’s ring size, then you can always use one of their rings. In case they might notice a ring missing, you can use their ring quickly to draw a circle of the inside of the ring on some paper. Then you can try to match that with the sizing guide by cutting out that circle you’ve drawn as neatly as possible. If it’s for an engagement ring finger, choose a ring worn on the middle finger and then prepare to go a few sizes down.
Find your ring size with the string method
You can use this method to wrap something around your finger and then measure where it met on a ruler.
Take some string or a piece of paper no wider than 1.4 cm. Wrap it around your finger and mark with a pen where one end of the string or paper meets the other. Make sure you don’t stretch what it is you are using. If you do, your ring size will be bigger than it should. Once you have done that, you can line the string or paper against a ruler and read off the measurement. Then using this chart, you can match your measurement to a ring size.
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What if i can’t find my ring size?
Because ring sizes are so small in difference, at Maya Magal, we generally skip a size and do sizes J, L, N, P, R. If your size is different to the ones we do, then we might be able to resize some designs for you. All solid gold pieces can be made to order in any size.
We also offer handmade adjustable rings that can shape to fit your ring size.
I know my ring size, what’s next?
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