(Closed) Help! I need a ring size before I secretly purchase her dream ring.

posted 4 years ago in Rings
  • poll: What ring size do you think she is?
    5 : (6 votes)
    18 %
    5.25 : (0 votes)
    5.5 : (4 votes)
    12 %
    5.75 : (2 votes)
    6 %
    6 : (18 votes)
    53 %
    6+ : (4 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 31
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    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    Just go with a 6, that’s a common size. If it’s too big or too small she can have it sized locally. It’s not a big deal. But go bigger that way she can wear it the day of. Also buy some of those rubber ring snuggies just in case. Some jewelry stores offer same day sizing, just a thought. 

    Post # 32
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    1258 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Do you know about how much she weights? I am 5 feet and weight 100 lbs…my ring finger size is 4 3/4, however my knuckles are a little bigger, so I wear a 5. Is there a way you could have a friend get her someplace to get her sized? Good luck! 

    Post # 33
    Bee
    140 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2016 - The Wagar Farm B&B

    enlist a friend to help you. Have them go shopping and the friend make her try on costumey jewelry or something and then let you know what sizes she had to try on. 

    Post # 34
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    1710 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    Get the larger size, and purchase those plastic ring snuggies so she can wear day of to show off to her friends. It would be much worse to not be able to get it on than have it too big! 

    I’m a size 4, but wore a size 8 with two of those snuggies on for a month before having it sized. 

    Post # 35
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    140 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: November 2016

    I’m very petite at 5’1 113lb.. My fiancé got me a 7 and I was actually a 4 I think? Better to be bigger than Smaller! I agree with Mrscassie about the snuggie things! Most places do size QuicklY.  Our jeweler does all work in shop so it took them 15 minutes to size mine! Gorgeous ring btw!

    Post # 36
    Member
    164 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2016

    OH MY GOD you’re getting her a Ken & Dana ring?? AHHH I’m so jealous, they make THE most beautiful rings in existence! I’m no help on the size thing but WOW she is a lucky lady! 

    Post # 37
    Member
    7905 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    If you want to keep it a surprise, I agree with sneaking out one of her rings that you know fits, and then having the jeweler use it to figure out what her size is. 

    I think if you’ve seen her jewelry picks and her pinterest pins, you can probably reasonably deduce an e-ring that she’d like. The stand-in is a nice idea too though. 

    Post # 38
    Member
    1471 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2015 - Holly Hedge Estate

    surpriseproposer:  That ring is insanely beautiful.

    Post # 40
    Member
    194 posts
    Blushing bee

    There is no way you’re going to be able to tell based on weight and height or shoe size. I did the shoe size thing and came up with 7.25 and I am significantly larger in both height (5’5) and weight (170) than Soon2bmrs1:  but my promise ring band is a 5.5 and my ering is a 4.5 or 5, I can’t remember. The only advice I can think of is that it is better to go larger than smaller because at least she be able to take a couple of picture first if she need to get it resized. P.S.- that is a really pretty ring!

    Post # 41
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    266 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2016

    That ring is my dream ring!!! I didn’t think it was available anymore?? It’s so damn pretty!

    Post # 42
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    52 posts
    Worker bee

    It’s going to be very hard to guess. Im about 5’2″ tall, a littible less than 100lb and I wear a size 3.5 ring. I also have an iphone 5 and honestly I dont think anyone can guess her finger size by photos. My husband bought a size 5 ring and we resized twice. 

    Post # 43
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    670 posts
    Busy bee

    You can always proposed to her with a loose diamond, a stand in ring or an empty box. 

    Post # 44
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    3101 posts
    Sugar bee

    Have her mom try a ring sizer on her  for you, or friend. 

    Post # 45
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    1054 posts
    Bumble bee

    You really can’t tell by height/ weight/ pictures. My best friend is the same height as me and within 15 lbs of my weight and I wear a size 5 while she wears a size 8. I agree with whoever said you should just creepily measure her finger while she’s sleeping, or you could just ask her because surely you’ve talked about engagement before.

    That said, It would be better to get it too big than too small. I wore my ring a half size too big for over a month, and just bought a $5 band from claires to wear in front of it so it wouldn’t fall off until I could get it sized. 

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