(Closed) Ring sizing and weight loss.

posted 8 years ago in Rings
Post # 3
11325 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2011

I would wait if I were you.. your finger DEFINITELY changes sizes as you lose weight. Although I don’t actually know how much 10kg is.. 🙂 But I have a ring I always wore on my middle finger and once I gained weight it needs to fit on my ring finger. Prob .5 size difference, which is enough to make quite a difference in fit. 

Post # 4
383 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

YES!  After my fiance proposed in April 2009, I had the ring sized.  Now I’ve lost about 10 pounds since then, and it’s big again!  But luckily, I should be able to go back and get it sized once again, as mine is a 1ct diamond in the center with smaller channel-set stones that go only halfway around.  As much as I hate to bank on weight loss, if your ring is hard/impossible to resize, I would wait.  Your fingers do get smaller when you lose weight.  Good luck!

Post # 5
23 posts
  • Wedding: September 2011

I lost about 10 lbs also since getting the ring and it is a bit looser, but I also notice now that it’s summer my fingers are fluctuating a lot throughout the day. I’m glad I didn’t resize it again because now it would be too tight at mid-day when my fingers look like sausages. I would say as long as it can’t slip over your knuckle it should be fine. The most annoying part for me is that I have a solitare so the stone is constantly swinging back and forth.

Post # 6
343 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’ve lost 20 pounds and my engagement ring is big on me. It’s about half a size too big. I’m nervous to size it down though because, although I hope I don’t gain the weight back, you never know, plus with pregnancy….

Post # 8
583 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Yes, if you lose that much weight, it will definitely show in your fingers and ring size! I lost only 5 pounds and had to have my ring resized!

My jewelry shop resized it for free, so find out if that service is free at your place or not.

Post # 9
1752 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m also pretty dumb about the metric system.

I lost 65 lbs & my ring size has gone down from an 8 to a 7… a whole size.  My wedding band is a 7.5 and a little big.. however I am still trying to lose the last 30 lbs, so I don’t want to get it resized toooo much.

I also have a ring that’s pretty easily resized, a plain band with a half round of channel set diamonds.  So they just adjust the plain band, but something ornate could be different.

I would wait a little wihle, and see where you are losing weight, it might not be in your hands for a while, or your hands might not have gained weight along with you.  Keep watch on your rings for the next few months.. then go shopping!

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