Jewelry Definition – Shank

calla-gold-jewelry-definition-shankThe shank is the part of a ring that rests underneath the finger and meets the main part of the design on top.

Shanks come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are important factors in how rings sit on the finger.

A proper ring shank  gives comfort and security and helps prevent the ring from twirling.

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Danny Ray Hardesty
Danny Ray Hardesty
7 years ago

I have a gold colored flip ring with a rowed cluster of 8 dimons on one side and 2 small dimonds on each side of a what looks like a Rubi? It has an s or 5 stamped on each individual shank on the side? What do I have . and thank you for your time.