Sizing Chart

Discover a comprehensive Jewelry Sizing Reference that outlines a variety of ring sizes and necklace lengths. Utilize this invaluable resource to ensure an ideal fit for both your rings and necklaces, enhancing your jewelry-wearing experience.

Guide for Sizing Ring Jewelry

Ensuring a comfortable fit for a ring while preventing accidental slips is essential. The most precise method for determining ring size involves a visit to a nearby jewelry store. Experienced jewelers employ a range of graduated rings and specialized tools to accurately gauge ring size. Alternatively, you can measure your ring size at home using any of the following convenient methods:

Determining Ring Size via Ring Diameter Measurement

To find the diameter of a ring, measure the distance across its inner middle section. You can make use of the provided ring size circles (based on the ring's diameter) to establish your exact ring size. Follow these steps for precision:

Select a ring that fits comfortably on the finger you want to size.

Print the visual ring chart below following the provided printing instructions.

Place your ring over the circles, aligning it with the closest circle size to determine the ring's inner size.

In case your ring falls between two sizes, it is advisable to opt for the larger size for a better fit.

ring size chart

Determining Ring Size via Ring Circumference Measurement

To find the circumference of a ring, measure the length around the inner circle. You can utilize the finger size strip provided below to determine your precise ring size. Follow these steps for accuracy:

Print the template below following the provided printing instructions.

Carefully cut out the printout along the image outline to create a size strip. Additionally, cut a small slit on the left end of the strip.

Wrap the size strip around the finger you intend to measure, ensuring the scale faces outward, and then slide the narrow end of the strip through the slit.

Gently pull the narrow end until it fits snugly. Make sure the fit rests around the widest part of the finger, which may be the knuckle.

The number that aligns with the slit represents the ring size for that specific finger.

Print Instructions

For precise ring size measurements, please adhere to these printing guidelines:

Ensure that you have not selected 'Shrink oversized pages to fit paper size' or 'Expand small pages to paper size' in the Print Dialog Box.

Be certain that you have printed the images without any intentional or unintentional changes to their size.

You can verify the accuracy of the image printouts by measuring them with a ruler.

Tips for Measuring Accurate Ring Size

You should avoid measuring cold fingers as this is when fingers are at their smallest size.

You should measure your finger in warm temperatures at the end of the day.

If your ring size falls in between two ring sizes then it is advisable to go for the larger size.

Guidelines for Purchasing a Surprise Ring

Attempt to obtain the intended recipient's ring or finger size from a trustworthy source, such as a friend or parent.

Alternatively, you can borrow a well-fitted ring from the intended recipient and determine the ring size using the diameter method mentioned above.

Additional Suggestions and Details

Engagement and wedding rings are typically worn on the left hand's ring finger, situated between the little finger and the middle finger.

It's important to note that ring sizes are articulated differently across various countries. The sizes provided in the images and tips above are in standard American sizes.

As a reference, the average adult woman typically falls within the ring size range of 5 to 7, while the average adult man's ring size usually falls between sizes 9 to 11.

Conversion Chart for Ring Sizes

The provided chart serves as a valuable tool for converting measured ring sizes in inches or millimeters to corresponding numbered sizes used in the USA and Canada. Additionally, it displays ring sizes applicable in the UK, Ireland, Australia, Japan, and Switzerland.

Ring Sizes Measured Sized
USA & Canada UK, Ireland & Australia Japan Switzerland Inside Diameter Inside Circumference
Inches Millimeters Inches Millimeters

0

 

 

 

0.458

11.63

1.44

36.5

1/4

 

 

 

0.466

11.84

1.46

37.2

1/2

A

 

 

0.474

12.04

1.49

37.8

3/4

A 1/2

 

 

0.482

12.24

1.51

38.5

1

B

1

 

0.49

12.45

1.54

39.1

1 1/4

B 1/2

 

 

0.498

12.65

1.56

39.7

1 1/2

C

 

 

0.506

12.85

1.59

40.4

1 3/4

C 1/2

 

 

0.514

13.06

1.61

41.0

2

D

2

1.5

0.522

13.26

1.64

41.7

2 1/4

D 1/2

 

 

0.53

13.46

1.67

42.3

2 1/2

E

3

2.75

0.538

13.67

1.69

42.9

2 3/4

E 1/2

 

 

0.546

13.87

1.72

43.6

3

F

4

4

0.554

14.07

1.74

44.2

3 1/4

F 1/2

5

5.25

0.562

14.27

1.77

44.8

3 1/2

G

 

 

0.57

14.48

1.79

45.5

3 3/4

G 1/2

6

6.5

0.578

14.68

1.82

46.1

4

H

7

 

0.586

14.88

1.84

46.8

4 1/4

H 1/2

 

7.75

0.594

15.09

1.87

47.4

4 1/2

I

8

 

0.602

15.29

1.89

48.0

4 3/4

J

 

9

0.61

15.49

1.92

48.7

5

J 1/2

9

 

0.618

15.70

1.94

49.3

5 1/4

K

 

10

0.626

15.90

1.97

50.0

5 1/2

K 1/2

10

 

0.634

16.10

1.99

50.6

5 3/4

L

 

11.75

0.642

16.31

2.02

51.2

6

L 1/2

11

12.75

0.65

16.51

2.04

51.9

6 1/4

M

12

 

0.658

16.71

2.07

52.5

6 1/2

M 1/2

13

14

0.666

16.92

2.09

53.1

6 3/4

N

 

 

0.674

17.12

2.12

53.8

7

N 1/2

14

15.25

0.682

17.32

2.14

54.4

7 1/4

O

 

 

0.69

17.53

2.17

55.1

7 1/2

O 1/2

15

16.5

0.698

17.73

2.19

55.7

7 3/4

P

 

 

0.706

17.93

2.22

56.3

8

P 1/2

16

17.75

0.714

18.14

2.24

57.0

8 1/4

Q

 

 

0.722

18.34

2.27

57.6

8 1/2

Q 1/2

17

 

0.73

18.54

2.29

58.3

8 3/4

R

 

19

0.738

18.75

2.32

58.9

9

R 1/2

18

 

0.746

18.95

2.34

59.5

9 1/4

S

 

20.25

0.754

19.15

2.37

60.2

9 1/2

S 1/2

19

 

0.762

19.35

2.39

60.8

9 3/4

T

 

21.5

0.77

19.56

2.42

61.4

10

T 1/2

20

 

0.778

19.76

2.44

62.1

10 1/4

U

21

 

0.786

19.96

2.47

62.7

10 1/2

U 1/2

22

22.75

0.794

20.17

2.49

63.4

10 3/4

V

 

 

0.802

20.37

2.52

64.0

11

V 1/2

23

 

0.81

20.57

2.54

64.6

11 1/4

W

 

25

0.818

20.78

2.57

65.3

11 1/2

W 1/2

24

 

0.826

20.98

2.59

65.9

11 3/4

X

 

 

0.834

21.18

2.62

66.6

12

X 1/2

25

27.5

0.842

21.39

2.65

67.2

12 1/4

Y

 

 

0.85

21.59

2.67

67.8

12 1/2

Z

26

28.75

0.858

21.79

2.70

68.5

12 3/4

Z 1/2

 

 

0.866

22.00

2.72

69.1

13

 

27

 

0.874

22.20

2.75

69.7

13 1/4

Z1

 

 

0.882

22.40

2.77

70.4

13 1/2

 

 

 

0.89

22.61

2.80

71.0

13 3/4

Z2

 

 

0.898

22.81

2.82

71.7

14

Z3

 

 

0.906

23.01

2.85

72.3

14 1/4

 

 

 

0.914

23.22

2.87

72.9

14 1/2

Z4

 

 

0.922

23.42

2.90

73.6

14 3/4

 

 

 

0.93

23.62

2.92

74.2

15

 

 

 

0.938

23.83

2.95

74.8

15 1/4

 

 

 

0.946

24.03

2.97

75.5

15 1/2

 

 

 

0.954

24.23

3.00

76.1

15 3/4

 

 

 

0.962

24.43

3.02

76.8

16

 

 

 

0.97

24.64

3.05

77.4

 

Insights into International Ring Sizing

In the United States and Canada, ring sizes are indicated using a numerical scale, which includes quarter and half sizes.

In the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia, ring sizes are denoted using an alphabetical scale, incorporating half sizes.

Japan employs a numerical scale for ring sizes, but it includes only whole sizes.

In Switzerland, ring sizes are specified using a numerical scale, encompassing quarter and half sizes.

In Europe (excluding Ireland and the UK), ring sizes are expressed using a numerical scale, featuring half sizes.

Resizing your Ring

Most gold or silver rings can undergo resizing by a skilled jeweler, utilizing techniques such as soldering, stretching, or compressing. However, certain rings may prove challenging or impossible to resize due to factors such as gemstone settings, plating, shape, or intricate surface designs. Minor resizing adjustments usually pose minimal issues, but more significant alterations can noticeably affect the ring's appearance and structural integrity.

Increasing the ring size typically involves careful hammering, which may cause a slight thinning of the ring's shank. For both decreasing and increasing the ring size, a jeweler may also use soldering to remove or add extra metal. It's worth noting that some jewelers may decline to resize platinum rings due to the metal's density and strength.