Why Do Some of Your Rings Spin?
Did you know that most women’s knuckles are bigger than the base of their fingers? Yup! This Santa Barbara Jeweler has found that it’s true. Today I’ll tell you about how speed bumps might solve your ring spinning problem.
Most women live with it, putting up with their rings twirling and flopping over to the side—not a good look. The fact that your ring needs to be so big to get over your knuckle means it’s loose once it’s over.
Read on if Ring Spinning Has You Down
Rings that have to be a full size or two larger to fit over your knuckle, become prime candidates to be left unworn in your jewelry box. This Santa Barbara Jeweler has to say…“that’s not right!”
Despair not! I have a possible solution.
Speed Bump that Ring
Speed bumps are small balls or raised domes soldered onto the inside shank of rings. I normally place two such balls, one on each side, usually 4 to 5mm up from the bottom of the ring.
For rings that spin, speed bumps help anchor your ring to the muscle area of your finger and help prevent it from spinning.
Do You Need Speed Bumps?
Speed bumps are good for women who need slightly larger sized rings to fit over their knuckles. They’re also good for top heavy rings that have a tendency to fall over. They also help on rings with thin shanks, where there’s not much there to help hold the ring upright.
“Are Speeds Bumps My Only Option?”
Speed Bumps are one solution. The size of your knuckles and the top heaviness of your ring’s design will be part of what I look at when offering speed bumps as my recommendation.
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for rings that spin. Sometimes a simple sizing will handle the problem. Sometimes a butterfly spring work well on some rings, while in other cases, a hinged shank may be required.
“What do I Do Next?”
People call me all the time about their problem rings. In my years as a Jeweler in Santa Barbara, I’ve cured countless cases of “ring-spin.” Give me a call. I’ll be happy to show you the choices that may help you wear your ring more successfully, comfortably and beautifully.
Video on Knuckle to Finger Differential
This video will help you to establish your knuckle to finger differential which helps your jeweler to determine if you need one of the large knuckle ring solutions and which would suit your finger and your ring style the best.
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