This Jewelry Size Guide describes the necklace length and various ring sizes. These size guides will certainly be useful for you and you'll be able to get best fitted necklaces and rings.
Necklace Length Guide
Necklaces and chains are available in different lengths and styles. You should choose length and style of necklace or chain based on your neck size, personality and clothing.
Common Necklace Terms:
Box chain: This necklace has cube-shaped links. The chain is usually worn with a pendant.
Box clasp: Also called a pressure clasp, the tongue-and-groove construction forms a cube-shaped closure. This is one of the sturdier clasp types.
Cable chain: This necklace chain has round, uniform links; it is the most common of chains.
Curb chain: The round or oval links of this chain have beveled sides and lie flat along a surface.
Diamond cut: A finish that features diamond-shaped facets cut into metal jewelry to make it reflect light.
Extender: This short utility chain attaches to a necklace to increase length.
Figaro chain: This style features a pattern of three short links followed by one long link. It's a popular design for necklaces, bracelets and men's jewelry.
Lariat: A lariat is a necklace that fastens in the front with a loose knot that adjusts the length. A lariat-style necklace has the look of the lariat but fastens behind the neck with a clasp.
Lobster claw: This fastener fits a round ring into an oval clasp.
Omega chain: This necklace has a flat surface formed of bar-shaped links that are bonded to a metal strip. It is usually wider than the average chain and is meant to be worn alone.
Slide: A charm that, unlike a standard pendant, does not dangle from a loop or hook. It has a tube on back for the chain.
Spring ring: The most common of necklace clasps, it has a round tube with a knob attached to a spring.
Snake chain: The links form a very smooth, round cable. This chain tends to drape like a ribbon.
Toggle: This clasp features a bar that fits through a ring to connect two ends of a chain. It is decorative as well as utilitarian.
Ring Size Guide
A ring should fit comfortably in the finger of the wearer as well as it should be tight enough which will prevent it from accidentally falling off. The best and most accurate way to measure a ring size is by visiting a local jeweler. Jewelers use a set of graduated rings and other specialized tools to determine ring size. Ring size can also be measured easily at home by any of the following ways:
Ring Size Measurement by Ring’s Diameter
The diameter of a ring can be measured by the distance across the middle inside. You can use below given ring size circles based on ring’s diameter for measuring your exact ring size. Please follow the steps to get the accurate ring size:
- Select a ring that fits comfortably in the figure for which you are intended to know the size.
- Take a printout of the below given figure A as per the given print instructions.
- Place that ring over the circles to match with nearest circle size to find the inside size of the ring.
- If the ring falls in between two sizes then it is advisable to go for the larger size.