Ring sizes can be hard to guess whether you are buying it for yourself or someone else. Rings indeed have great social, aesthetic, romantic as well as a spiritual value even in our modern cultures.
The need to know more about one’s ring size and how this measurement works before buying out rings has only become more and more important with the rise of online shopping and doorstep delivery. This article will assist you in just that.
A Brief Buying Guide to Rings
Rings are widely committed pieces of jewelry that are perhaps owned by almost every individual with an interest and capacity to buy jewelry pieces.
Buying from Standard Brands and Creators
Buying from standard brands and responsible creators will ensure that you get exactly the size you are supposed to.
Never go for a Size Down
Most rings will fit very well if you go for a size up instead in cases where your exact ring size cannot be found.
Going through a Material Check
Poor quality materials can have a tendency to contract or expand very quickly, this showing a difference in size. Some materials can also spark allergies which again defeats the purpose.
How to Measure Your Ring Size Correctly?
The first step is to procure the right tools.
Many small and big creators do sell accurate ring size kits. The measurer needs a correct ring sizer measurement belt for the greatest accuracy. But homemade alternatives like a simple measuring tape can also work if used in the correct manner. You can also use the size of an existing ring that fits you well to buy the next one.
The best way to measure your ring finger is to measure it multiple times. Our finger girth changes depending on the weather, our sleep routine, hormonal change, and in the long run age and disease. The ring measured is supposed to measure their knuckle size as well as their finger size, since for most people this can create a great difference.
In wide band rings, there will be a measurement difference of the outer circumference in comparison to the inner one. In cases of wide band rings, you should always go a size up for Australian and British ring sizes and half a size up for a ring size in the United States.
Ring Size Chart and Conversion Guide
Ring size charts are easy to find on the internet. But often some questions remain unanswered. The reader might wonder about questions like how big is 12 mm exactly? How many inches is 60 mm? What are the j ring and k ring? How many inches is 70 mm? There are unending questions that might arise during sizing.
12 mm into inches
12 mm is 0.474 inches, which is ISO measurement is considered 37.8 mm and 1.488 inches. In the USA and Canada, this 12 mm size is called 2/4, and in Australia, its alphabetical name is given as A.
13.5 mm to inches
13.5 mm is 0.53 inches, which is ISO measurement is considered as 42.3 mm or 1.664 inches. The numerical size in USA and Canada is considered to be size 2 ¼. In alphabetical ring size followed in Australia UK New Zealand, et cetera this size is known as the D ½.
14.5 mm to inches
14.5 mm to inches is 0.57. in the ISO system, it is considered 45.5 mm or 1.79 inches. The nearest ISO size is 6. The numerical ring size chart calls this the size 3 ¼. The alphabetical size chart calls it F ½ size.
16.5 mm to inches
16.5 mm to inches is 0.65. The nearest ISO size is 12 at 52.5 mm. In the numerical size chart, this is 6 size and in alphabetical it is L ½.
17.5 mm to inches
17.5 mm to inches is 0.69. in the ISO chart, it is size 15 at 55 mm. In the numerical size chart, it is 7 1/4 and in the alphabetical chart, it is O.
21 mm in inches
21 mm in inches is 0.826. The ISO size is 26 at 65.9 mm. In the numerical size chart, it is 11 ½ and in the alphabetical chart, it is W ½.
22 mm in inches
22 mm in inches 0.866. The ISO size is 29 at 69.1 mm. The numerical size is 12 ¾. The alphabetical size is Z.
23 mm to inches
23 mm to inches is 0.906. d ISO size is 32 at 72.3 mm. In the numerical size chart, this is size 14.
24 mm in inches
24 mm in inches is 0.946. in the ISO size, it is considered 75.4 mm or 2.97 inches. The nearest ISO size is 36. In the numerical size chart, this is size 15 ¼.
26 mm to inches
26 mm is 1.023 inches.
41 mm to inches
41 mm to inches is 1.61. The ISO size is 1. The numerical size chart considered this as size 1 ¾. The alphabetical size chart considers this C ½.
46 mm to inches
46 mm to inches is 0.82. The ISO size is 6. The numerical chart size is 3 ¾. The alphabetical chart size is G ½.
54 mm to inches
The closest that ring sizes get to 54 mm is at 54.4 mm which is 2.14 inches. The ISO size is 14.5. The numerical chart considers this the size 7. In the alphabetical chart this N ½.
55 mm to inches
55 mm to inches is 2.17, ISO size 15. In the numerical chart, this is size 7 1/4. In the alphabetical chart, this is size O.
56 mm to inches
The closest ring size of 256 mm is at 56.3 mm which is 2.22 inches. The numerical size chart calls this the 7 ¾ size and the alphabetical chart calls it size P.
57 mm to inches
57 mm to inches is 2.24. The ISO size is 17 and the numerical size is 8. In the alphabetical chart, this is size P ½.
58 mm to inches
The closest ring size of 258 mm is 58.3 mm which is 2.29 inches. The numerical chart size is 8 ½ and the alphabetic chart size is Q1/2.
60 mm to inches
The closest ring size to 60 mm is 60.2 mm which is 2.37 inches. The alphabetic chart calls this size S and the numeric chart calls it size 9 ¼.
63 mm to inches
The closest ring size to 63 mm is 60 3.4 mm which is 2.49 inches. The numerical size is 10 ½ and the alphabetic size is U ½.
64 mm to inches
64 mm to inches 2.52. The ISO size is 24 and the alphabetic size is V. The numerical size is 10 ¾.
65 mm to inches
65.3 mm is 2.57 inches. The alphabetical size is W. The numerical size is 11 ¼.
66 mm to inches
66.6 mm to inches 2.62. The alphabetic size is X. The numerical chart size is 11 ¾.
68 mm to inches
68.5 mm to inches is 2.7. The alphabetical chart size is Z. The numerical chart size is 12 ¼.
69 mm to inches
69 mm to inches is 2.72. The ISO size is 29 and the alphabetical chart size is Z1/2. The numerical chart size is 12 ½.
71 mm to inches
71 mm to inches is 2.8. The ISO size is 31 and the numerical chart size is 13 ½.
72 mm to inches
The closest 72.3 mm is 2.85 inches. The alphabetic chart size is Z3. The numerical chart size is 14.
73 mm to inches
73.6 mm is equal to 2.9 inches. Z4 is the alphabetical size and 14 ½ is the numerical size.
74 mm to inches
74.2 inches which in the numerical chart is 14 ¾.
75 mm to inches
75.5 mm is 2.97 inches which in the numerical chart size is 15 ¼.
76 mm to inches
76 mm to inches is 3 which in the numerical chart sizes 15 ½.
Sizes beyond this in the internal circumference are very hard to find as ring sizes. Therefore, it is as essential to know as the previous one
- 80 mm to inches is 3.14
- 90 mm to inches is 3.54
- 190 mm to inches is 7.48
- 2 cm to inches is 0.787
Further, you can also go the other way around. For example, you can search up the size 6 ring in the numerical chart and find out that it accounts for 51.9 mm. Size 7 ring on the other hand will show a measurement of 54.4 mm.
Buying jewelry is either a life-changing event or a therapeutic recluse. In both cases, it is meant to be convenient, enjoyable, and easy. Some basic knowledge about ring sizes and good material quality can therefore make the shopping experience so much better.