(Closed) Ring sizing?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
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4081 posts
Honey bee

mccabetobee:  yeah, so I’m technically a size 9 ring, but sometimes my fingers do swell quite a bit. So I got my ring in a 9.25, and when my finger swells my ring fits perfectly. When my finger isn’t swollen, my ring is a tad loose, but not so much that it’s annoying or uncomfortable. 

Post # 3
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1617 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Cape May

Size up, especially if you swell in the summer! Before I wore a wedding band my ering was sized at a 6. Now that I wear both rings together my wedding band is 6.25 and the ering is a 6.5. You’d be surprised how much more snug two rings fit over one. 

Post # 4
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9342 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

Yes, definitely size that baby up! Uncomfortable tight rings are the worst.

Post # 5
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6061 posts
Bee Keeper

mccabetobee:  I agree with PPs. It’s best to size up, especially if you tend to swell throughout the day or in warmer weather. I can’t stand for my rings to be tight. I know it sounds nuts, but I feel like they are choking me if they are too tight on my fingers. I’m really weird in that I like to feel them slidng around on my finger (but not enough to actually slide off).

Some of my rings are about a size too large because I have lost weight. And for wider rings, I will often go a half size up. Otherwise, a quarter size.

Post # 7
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484 posts
Helper bee

I am a size 5 in hot weather and 4.75 in the cold. I HATE when my rings spin so I got my set sized to a 5, soldered together, and added in 1/4 sizing beads. There’s no spinning now and it’s not uncomfortably tight in the heat either since the sizing beads are so tiny. I recommend it!

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I have my WB a little looser since it is worn behind my ER and no chance of it slipping off when it is behind my ER. I have this weird thing about ring sizes and I hate them being too tight at all, so I have the bad habit of wearing them on the loose side and have to be careful especially when it is really cold and my fingers shrink.

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