Having a ring that doesn’t quite fit shouldn’t ruin an otherwise well thought out, romantic proposal, although it can be frustrating. Caught up in the moment, you want to be able to show off your ring to everyone you meet, but you won’t be able to if it has to be resized.
Having a ring resized is not unusual because getting a ring that fits perfectly without having the finger ‘to hand’ is not always easy. If you are looking to resize a ring, consult a professional jeweller who will advise on whether or not the resize is possible and give you an indication of cost.
The Perfect Fit
A perfect fitting ring should be snug on the finger, easy to push on, and just slightly harder to take off again – you don’t want it slipping off when you’re not aware!
Decreasing a ring is relatively easy, as a small piece of the ring is removed by the jeweller before it is soldered back together. Enlarging it is more difficult. It will either be ‘stretched,’ which works if the increase required is only small, or it is reworked, which