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Work out your South Africa Ring Size

Posted by Shaun Parker on
Tags: Rings

Various ring size systems are used all over the world, and this makes buying a ring online rather tricky.

The first and most important step before buying that beautiful band is ring size. Whether it’s for an engagement, anniversary, or a simple gift-giving, buying the perfect ring is key to making the milestone a momentous one. This includes the finer details that are crucial to perfection – most important of which is the size of the ring.

If you are buying the ring for someone else and you need to find out what size they are, the best way to do this is to measure a ring they already have or to estimate their size and have the ring adjusted at a qualified jeweler if needs be.

Choosing the correct ring size in instances where the ring is for you but you can’t try the ring on for yourself (like when you’re buying one on zasttra.com) is a little easier. Follow these quick steps to determine your ring size.

Steps to finding your ring size

 

  1. Make sure your fingers are not swollen from the heat or exercise
  2. Cut a piece of string
  3. Wrap the string around the finger where you will wear the ring
  4. Make sure the string fits well – not too tight or too loose
  5. Use a marker to draw a line on the string where it completes a circle around your finger
  6. Measure the length of the string to the mark with a ruler. This is the circumference of the ring
  7. Now use the converter below to determine your ring size
CDN. / U.S. Diameter (mm) U.K. / South Africa Circumference (mm)
4 14.8 H 1/2 46.5
4.5 15.2 I 1/2 48
5 15.6 J 1/2 49
5.5 16 L 50.5
6 16.4 M 52
6.5 16.8 N 53
7 17.3 O 54.5
7.5 17.7 P 55.5
8 18.1 Q 57
8.5 18.5 Q 1/2 58
9 18.9 R 1/2 59.5
9.5 19.3 S 1/2 61
10 19.7 T 1/2 62
10.5 20.1 U 1/2 63.5
11 20.6 V 1/2 64.5
11.5 21 W 1/2 66
12 21.4 Y 67.5
12.5 21.8 Z 68.5
13 22.2 Z+1 70
13.5 22.6 Z+2 71
14 23 Z+3 72.5
14.5 23.4 Z+4 74
15 23.9 Z+5 75

 

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