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Can you size up a sterling silver ring?
Last Updated: 22nd April, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, how much does it cost to resize a sterling silver ring?
So you can expect a resizing to costaround$40-$100. Sterling silver rings are even lessexpensive.Silver prices are currently just$17.20/ounce.Resizing is typically just$20-$40.
Additionally, can a ring be made bigger? Making a ring larger is a more complicatedprocessthan making it smaller. It entails the jeweler stretchingout themetal, and this can only be done up to half asizelarger. For example, if your ring haschannelsettings, it might be necessary to rearrange the stonesduring theprocess of resizing the ring.
Similarly, you may ask, how can I resize my ring at home?
- Clean the ring thoroughly. Soak the ring in a solution ofhotwater and dishwashing soap.
- Use a coffee stir stick to apply silicone sealant insidethering. Make sure to use clear silicone, like food grade oraquariumgrade silicone.
- Smooth the silicone with the coffee stir stick.
- Let the silicone cure.
How far can you size up a ring?
However, as to every rule, there are exceptions too.Irecommend that you seek professional advice andalwaysconsult a jeweler (or maybe two, just to be on the safe side)ifyou really need to resize your ring. Thegeneralrule of the thumb is, a ring can be modifiedup to amaximum of two sizes.