Essentially, what is the size of a ring? It is nothing but the diameter of a circle, which is a circle. And, as everyone knows, the diameter is the distance from one opposite point of the circle to another.
If you have asked yourself this question, you probably want to make your favorite one happy with such a gift. But it does not matter if you are going to make an offer, or maybe you are buying wedding rings, or decided to make a gift in the form of a ring for an anniversary or the birth of a child, it is still a surprise, so asking your beloved directly from the size is not an option. So how do you know exactly the size of the ring so that you won’t be disappointed in your own purchase?
So if you want to know your own ring size, it is sufficient to arm yourself with a ruler and measure the distance from one edge of the ring to the other, which will tell you your size.
It so happens that the size of the rings has its own system, each size differs from the next one by 0.5 millimeters, so the size of the rings is calculated as 220.127.116.11 and so on.
If you decide to get married and you need to buy wedding rings, then, even knowing your finger size, it is better not to avoid examples, but to make a few, because depending on different conditions, the size of your finger slightly changes.
The easiest way, if you do not know your size, is to come to the nearest jewelry store or salon, where you can easily use special tools to determine your finger size, such as “fingers”, will measure your finger.
It is best to choose the ring in the daytime, but not in the morning, as from night the fingers may swell a little and all the “night” fluid will not have time to go out until morning, which may lead to an inaccurate choice, and everyone knows how important it is that the engagement ring was the size.
Do not choose a ring after sports, especially lifting weights, during menstruation, or when it is too hot or cold outside. Depending on the air temperature, vessels on your fingers may expand or shrink, resulting in temporary changes in finger size.
It is desirable to perform a “test” fitting of the ring so that it occurs in a calm state and at normal temperature.
Of course, all these recommendations may seem trifles, but it is better to stick to them if you do not want to lose it later or, conversely, it will be small for your finger.
By the way, you should consider the fact that the wide rings are usually bought on the floor size larger than your permanent size. Usually, these rings are more than 8 millimeters wide, it is better to stock up free space for them.
Also do not forget that the fingers on your left and right hand are different, so although they seem to be the same, it is very difficult to determine visually.
Therefore, when choosing a ring for a certain finger, you need to know exactly its specific size. And again, do not forget that the ring must also pass through the joint on the finger, so for this little thing you must give a small error.
How to discreetly find out the size of a ring from a girl? This question, for sure, every man at least once in his life, but wondered. After all, you do not want to spoil the surprise, so you have to invent various options to help yourself in this situation.
Naturally, all home methods may have their own mistakes, so it is necessary to blame only on yourself, resorting to such methods.
The first method is the most obvious and simple, you have to feel like a “thief”. Just take one of your girlfriend’s favorite rings and go with it to the jewelry shop, where you can easily help by measuring the diameter of the ring you brought. There you will only have to choose a new ring, and also return the ring you took until your girlfriend finds it missing.
The following way will help you avoid “stealing” someone else’s property, though temporarily. It is necessary to do so – take again your favorite ring of your beloved, it is desirable that she wore it on the finger, where the new ring will be worn. Just bypass it on paper, or roll a piece of paper in a tube, insert it into the ring, distribute the paper so that it fits the contour. Now fix the paper so you can bring this tube to the store, where you can easily help with your measurements.
One more way – to put a ring of your girlfriend on your finger as deeply as possible, to remember or mark the place where the ring could fall on your finger. Having come to a jewelry salon, pick up a ring on your finger that it sat down exactly on the same place where your girl’s ring was. Or, ask the jeweler to measure your finger in the place where you made the mark to determine the exact size.
A close friend of your girlfriend may also be suitable for this mission, especially if her fingers are similar to those of your beloved. But it is better to make sure that the girlfriend will be able to keep your surprise in secret without telling you before time.
The next way is to use a thread. It is desirable that the thread is quite dense, cotton, the threads that are used for knitting napkins will be ideal. Take the original thread, about 50 cm, to make it as convenient as possible to measure. Wrap the thread on the finger you need, preferably on 5-6 windings, so that the width of all the rings of the thread is about 3-6 mm. Connect the ends of the thread with a cross or just mark the places where they crossed and unwind the thread.
Measure the resulting section from point to point, dividing the resulting distance by 15.7 in millimeters. What you get is the size of the finger you need. If the size is 16.2 or 17.1, you need to round it up.
What else do you need to know?
Of course, all these “home” ways are good in their own way, but as we said before, you have to be prepared for the fact that you will not guess the right size of your beloved’s finger anyway.
But do not despair, in modern jewelry workshops have learned how to change the size of jewelry.
And if the master is a professional, there are no seams or other marks on the ring. The case is complicated by pebbles, especially if they are recessed in the ring, because when you reduce or increase the size will have to strengthen them again in the frame, but it is also corrected.
The only problem in this case is the engraving on the ring, here it is likely to be screwed up irrevocably.