(Closed) Help! Has anyone resized a channel set ring more than 2 sizes?

posted 11 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
4771 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Don’t do it! It can be done but can cause so many different issues. It can make the channel setting very lose. My mom has been a jeweler for all of my life. She says that regardless of the type no one should get their wedding ring/band sized if it has stones. They should order or buy it in their size to start because it makes the ring lose its integrity.

Post # 4
12340 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Eeek!  That is a huge size difference.  I haven’t done it personally, but someone I know did resize from I think it was a 6 or 7 to 4.5, with a pave band.  Two stones popped out that same night she got it back.

Post # 6
5496 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

I had my channel e-ring sized UP – from a 6 to an 8. It had no problems, but they just thinned out the platinum band and I had no trouble with the stones. But going down seems a lot riskier – I would definitely make sure you ask a good few different jewelers. Sizing channel bands is a real pain! Good luck. 🙂

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