Do you want to know how to measure a ring? Here is a quick way to know the size of your ring or what you want to give as a gift. It can also be used if you want to buy a ring abroad, perhaps on the internet.
In short, how to measure a ring? How to calculate the size of an engagement ring? Knowing the exact size can be useful, for example, even if you want to give a ring for an anniversary. So, if you learn about the size of a ring you can choose one even without going to a jewelry store, for example if you want to buy one online. In all these cases the question is the same: will the size of the ring be right? Is there a risk of buying a ring of the wrong size?
Sure, don’t worry. Even if the size is not quite right, the rings can be tightened or widened later. But the result is not always satisfactory and, in any case, it is an additional cost.
Also read How to tighten or widen a ring
There is another case where knowing the right ring size is useful: when you are abroad you may find that not all countries use the same measure to indicate the circumference of your finger. That is why we can serve the table that we publish on this page and showing the different measures used around the world.
First, though, you need to accomplish a simple task. Take a ring of the right size and use a wire to measure very accurately the circumference of the ring. The best thing, for safety reasons, is to repeat the same operation circling your finger on which you want to wear the ring with the same thin rope: the two measures should match. You can also measure the diameter of a ring, but is less straightforward to obtain a precise dimension.
Read also: How to find the ring size
At this point you have got the measure of the ring inner circumference. Now you can compare the size of the inner circumference of your ring with measures that appear in the table. For example, if you live in Italy, Switzerland or the Netherlands (or other Western European countries) and have a circumference of 42.9 mm, the size of your ring is the number 3. But if you were in New York the measure would be 2 and a half and in London the measure would be E. For people using inches is also reported this type of measure. Now you know how to do to know the extent of the right ring for you.
Here is the table that summarizes the sizes of the rings
|Circonferenza interna||Taglie dell'anello|
|(inch)||(Mm)||Usa, Canada, Messico||Gb, Irlanda, Australia, Nuova Zelanda||Cina, Giappone, Sud America||India||Europa continentale|