Archive for the ' Sizing ' Category

Nov 12

What Happens to Inlay Rings When They Get Sized? When I got the email asking if I could do an extreme sizing from 7.75 to 4.5 I knew this would be a challenge! (I refer to any sizing over 2 sizes, as an extreme sizing) Whatever it was, if there were gemstones involved it’d be […]

Apr 30

 

Feb 5

Delicate, Small Sized, and Seemingly Unwearable Tansy was a finger size eight, and her grandmother had been a size four-and-a-half. When she inherited her grandmother’s diamond eternity band six years ago, it was clear that she wasn’t getting it onto her finger without a little help. “This ring is so beautiful,” Tanzy told me over […]

Oct 2

It is Seriously Annoying, Having to Take off Rings to Type Hilary keeps a jar by her computer to put her rings in when she types. She loves vintage jewelry and knows that top heavy rings are no-goes. But she couldn’t help herself. Her latest dream ring was a large emerald cabochon cut vintage style. […]

Aug 10

Opals in Your Ring Add Challenges to Sizing Opals are beautiful and mysterious and opal lovers are devoted to them. They come with a bit of baggage though, for some a belief in superstitious bad news and for some a lot of breakage. The breakage is mainly from their delicate make-up. I have multiple opal […]

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