Hinging Ring Shank – Jewelry Definition

By Calla Gold

calla-gold-jewelry-hinging-ring-shank-pictureA hinging ring shank hinges open at the bottom so that it can easily slip over the knuckle. Theses types of shanks are especially helpful for those whose knuckles are considerably larger than the base of the finger where their ring resides.


If you want more information on hinged shanks, check out my other blog post:

Finger Mate Hinging Shank for Rings for Enlarged Knuckles




2 Responses to “Hinging Ring Shank – Jewelry Definition”

jodi mcgee December 10th, 2015 at 5:43 am

Where are these hinged rings available for purchase?

Calla Gold December 10th, 2015 at 9:27 am

Hi Jodi,
You need to locate a jeweler who provides these hinging shanks. There is a technology to putting them on and figuring out your correct size for them as well.
The pictured hinging shank is from SuperFit corporation.
Also see my blog on hinging ring shanks:
And how to figure out your knuckle to finger differential which is a factor in deciding if this is the right solution for you:
I do work with long distance clients who do not have jewelers in their area to handle these requests.
Your Personal Jeweler,

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