Post # 17
I have tapered fingers like you & it will always look like I have a muffin top because of that. That’s just what it is with my finger shape. The base of my finger is wider than my knuckle so the ring won’t be stopped from sliding off by my knuckle, so I have to have it be tight enough at the base so it stays (but not too tight–there is definitely a balance).
My fingers also swell with physical activity so I just don’t wear them on long walks or while working out. Honestly, that has been true at multiple weights, though. It’s just how my hands are. It’s also pretty common I think, like multiple friends say their hands swell while working out. It’s also very common for people’s hands to swell in the heat.
One thing you could look into is sizing up a bit and having sizing beads put in. I haven’t had this done because I’m not sure how secure it would be & I’m fine not wearing my rings while working out.
Exactly! I feel like people just don’t understand this if they don’t experience it.
Post # 18
My first response seems to have been deleted… silicon sizing coils are amazing – you can get them on Amazon and cut to whatever size you need; yoir ring won’t slip off or spin anymore!
Post # 19
I LOVE those things. They’re perfect for temporary sizing concerns, and I use them in the winter when my fingers shrink from the cold.
Post # 20
Not tight at all. In fact, they look too big on my fingers and spin and move up and down. But this is because they have to fit over my knuckles and my fingers are very thin.
Post # 21
I cannot stand tight rings AT ALL. I never wore them while pregnant for that reason. My rings always looks super loose on my finger (I have had people comment on getting it sized down,) but I just barely fits over my knuckle. I could probably go down half a size, but it just doesn’t seem worth it.
Post # 22
- Wedding: September 2021 - Australia
I think my ring is a little looser than I’d like to be honest, this is it with my thumb pushing it flat against the underside of my finger:
I had it sized down when we first got engaged, but I’ve lost a little bit of weight since then, which I wouldn’t have thought would be enough to make it too large, but here we are.
I’m not planning on getting it any smaller though, because when we get married in a few months it will shift up closer towards the knuckle anyway, which is a bit fatter, and I think that will be just enough to make it fit the way I’d like.
Post # 23
Sometimes it’s a bit tight, sometimes it’s pretty loose. It won’t fall off my finger though. I was sized 3.75 but opted for 4 instead.
Post # 24
I have a size 6.5 finger but wear size 7 rings because I stack. The less rings I stack the more likely some of my top heavy ones spin (but that doesn’t bother me). Like you though, my fingers swell (especially when I jog or go for walks and when when it’s hot) so going with 1/2 size up means they never feel too tight or snug, with that said if i’m cold I would not wear one by itself as I’d worry losing it.
Post # 25
I really felt this post. This is just like me! My hands swell so bad (to the point where other people notice). I don’t normally wear rings but have tried them on twice. Once in the winter and then in the summer and I was a half size difference between the two!
Post # 26
My ring is too big unless unless my fingers are swollen and I am also currently trying to lose weight so don’t want to get it resized. For now I’m just using these sizers I found on Amazon that work great. Im also afraid to resize and have it too tight when they swell. I may just continue to use the sizers for the foreseeable future.
Post # 27
My fingers are so swollen every morning that I can’t put on or take off my engagement ring without water AND soap. Otherwise it fits perfectly, sometimes even spins too much, so I just sleep with it on.
Post # 28
My rings spin, but it doesnt bother me. I need them looser to get over my knuckles, and I don’t like tight rings.
Post # 29
Mine fit loose because I like the spin.