While the most precise way to find your ring size is to have a jeweler do it, you can easily do it at home. Whether you're sizing your finger to buy a ring online, or want to surprise your sweetie with an engagement ring, these two methods have you covered.
FINDING YOUR RING SIZE USING PAPER OR STRING
1. Cut a strip of paper or a piece of string. The paper strip should be approximately 1/2" wide, and 5" long.
2- Wrap the paper or string around the finger to be sized. Slide the paper or string up to the knuckle, as the ring must be sized large enough to able to slip off and on, over the knuckle.
3- Use a pen to mark the string or paper where the long end overlaps.
4-Measure the mark from the end of the length of paper or string with a ruler.Use the metric side for more accurate sizing.
5- Locate your ring size by locating your measurement on the below chart. If the measurement falls in between two sizes, it is recommended that you choose the larger size
|Perimeter of Finger (mm)||Ring Size|
Ring finger measuring tips:
Make sure your finger is at a normal body temperature -- fingers can shrink or expand when cold or hot. If your knuckle is much larger than your finger’s base, take two separate measurements and choose a size in between. You want a ring to fit over your knuckle, but not be too loose or it will shift around.