Not everyone knows their ring size, and it can be really hard if you're buying a ring as a gift for someone else. And if you're buy-in gan engagement ring and don't know what size you need it can be daunting. But never fear, I'm here to help. I've got some handy hints to find out your ring size, and perhaps even more useful, sneaky ways to find out some else's!
How do I know my ring size?
Unlike earrings or necklaces where generally one size fits all, rings come in lots different sizes to accommodate lots of different finger sizes. Here at Bonearrow, I make most rings to order, in whatever size you are, so if you have tiny fingers or larger fingers (or 'sausage fingers' as lots of people say about theirs!) you can still find a ring that will fit you perfectly. There really is no such thing as a normal finger size! That's why I make rings in every size, no one is left out, even if you usually struggle to find rings that fit.
What if I only know my ring size in numbers?
In the UK we use letters as finger sizes that go from A to Z. After Z they are numbered Z1, Z2 etc.
American ring sizes are numbers from 3 to 14 ish, Canada is the same, whereas European sizes are also numbers, but go from 38 to 70+. Pandora ring sizes are based on European sizing.
What if I don't know what size I am at all?
But, what if I need to find out someone else's ring size, you know, on the sly?!
1) The easiest way is to borrow a ring they already have that fits, take it to a jewellers and they will tell you the size.
2) Get my ring size cheat sheet and use an existing ring of there to check the size. This way isn't quite as foolproof as number one, but if you can't get to a jewellers this is your next best option. Just send me an email at email@example.com and I'll send you the free PDF.
5) Buy one of our aforementioned Ring Sizers and covertly put it on their finger while they're sleeping. Hmm, on second thoughts, you're better off with any of the above.