Archive for the ' Sizing ' Category

Jul 10

This is for All the Girls with Big Knuckles Jewelers are constantly trying to figure out good ways to design jewelry that fits well if you have the kind of a finger that lets Rings spin. I’ll share the top three stop-those-rings-from-spinning solutions and introduce three design hacks that help rings stay put. If you […]

Jan 9

Superfit Shank, Here to Woo You with its Special Abilities As a specialist in modifying rings that spin to be more comfortably worn, I have written on various possible solutions previously. See my related blogs on speed bumps, butterfly springs and Fingermate hinging shanks. Jumping right in it’s time that I added to the reviews […]

Oct 17

There are Things Like Physics and Rules For Jewelry Design I usually design seamless rings, without lots of pokie-uppie elements (technical jeweler’s term) that catch on things—like sweaters, babies, and car doors. On the other hand, some of the most beautiful, eye-popping, mind-bending designs I’ve ever seen have stuff (another technical jewelry term—don’t worry about […]

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 […]

Jun 15

Margaret’s Enamel Ring Sadness Margaret went to her mother’s jeweler George. He was a big loud man who reminded her of her High School principle. He told her, “that enamel ring from your sweet mother can’t be sized as it was made for her more petite fingers.” Margaret’s inner monologue was, “Are you saying I […]

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