Post # 1
My ring is constantly sliding down to my knuckle and twisting around. It fit better in the summertime, but now that it’s getting colder, it drives me nuts! I’ve tried a 5 before at the store, but I couldn’t even get it over my knuckle. Right now my ring is a 5.5. Would getting it sized to a 5.25 make a difference? I just don’t want to keep getting it sized because I know eventually I’ll be pregnant/gain weight and then I’ll want it bigger. Ughhhhh lol Any help would be great.
Post # 3
Hard to say if it’s worth resizing it 1/4 of a size especially with all of the variables you’ve mentioned. Maybe get one of those plastic tubes for the back of it during the winter? The kind that has a slit so you can easily remove it when you don’t need it.
Post # 4
Post # 5
I have a ring guard on mine – It’s a little piece of metal that wraps around the sides of the band making it smaller. It cost $5 at a jewelry store.
It’s removeable (easily) so that when you gain weight with pregnancy you just take the guard off and when you lose the weight you have one put back on.
I have a guard on mine because I haven’t been willing to give it up yet for sizing. What I think I’m going to do is get “bumps”. Basically they take two little dots of metal and build them up inside the ring to make it fit your finger. Then if your size changes, they can pop off the bits of metal and make it bigger or add more metal to make it smaller
Post # 6
my ring is about a quarter of a size too big even though i had it resized, and since i don’t want to part with it AGAIN i wrapped some clear fishing line around it. it was a bit of a challenge to get the end of the line to be wrapped under so it didn’t poke me, but it works pretty well! i bought the ring snuggies and it was just too bulky, even when i used the smallest one and cut it to be even smaller.
Post # 7
I think it would make a difference, I am a 7 but in order to prevent the exact thing you described they told my SO to get it sized at 6.75
Post # 8
I think it does. 4.5 is too big for mine and the 4 doesn’t allow room for any swelling so my ring is going to be sized for 4.25
Post # 9
Ooh, I like that idea. I might try that because I’m in the same boat and I can’t bear to part with it again! I’ve already sent it away twice 🙁
Post # 10
You should look into sizing beads. They put just two little dots of metal on the inside which makes the ring just a touch snugger and stops it from spinning around.
Post # 11
- Wedding: December 2010 - Savannah, GA
Sizing beads would work well in your situation as a permanent fix. They will keep your ring from spinning, but will still allow room for your fingers to swell in the summer.
I’m having sizing beads put on my ring once I get down to my goal weight because I can’t have it sized down any further because the diamonds are channel set.
Post # 13
1/4 isn’t an enormous difference. I sized mine down from an 8 to a 6.75 and I could put a 6.5 on, but was worried it would be too tight and wanted to be safe. Now I wish I had done a 6.5, but I’m going to wait and see how it fits with my wedding band. I think you just have to find a happy size. I feel like most women at some point during pregnancy remove their rings so it’s to be expected.
Post # 14
I would suggest trying on a size 5 again. I think you and I have the same problem (skinny fingers, big knuckles), my ring is a 5.5 and in the summer time it is so hard to get on/off, I usually need lotion but once it’s over my knuckle it’s fine
Post # 15
Thanks for all the responses. Maybe I’ll stop at the store this weekend to ask the jeweler what he thinks… I just hate getting it sized because it has to be sent away to Texas! Waaah lol
Post # 16
Darn these skinny fingers. haha Maybe I will see how a 5 works again.