Temperature is important
Don't measure when your body temperature is either too cold or too hot. A cold
finger shrinks while a hot finger expands causing an inaccurate reading. Only measure
when fingers are at room temperature.
When two sizes seem to fit
If you hesitate between two sizes, always go with the larger one.
A wider band needs a bigger size
If you consider purchasing a wide band, move up a size from your measurement, for
Don't use strings
When measuring your finger, always refrain from using a string, they tend to stretch,
which can result in wrong size. ALWAYS use a paper strip about 1/2 inch width.
Big knuckles can affect your size
If your knuckle is a lot larger than the base of your finger, and you're using the
virtual ruler, measure both the base of your finger and your knuckle and select
a size in between the two.
For best results, use a plain band
Extra wide band styles tend to run slightly small. If your borrowed ring has a narrower
shaft than the one you wish to purchase, you may wish to order a ring a size larger
than the normal size worn. Also, large stone rings may cause the shank to lift up
when laid on its side on the display, slightly distorting the size measurements.