How do titanium rings fit?
One of the frequently cited downsides of titanium rings is that they cannot be resized. You may think that as long as you measure your finger accurately, your ring will always fit, but in reality, the size of your finger can change with time.
Can you size a titanium ring?
The truth is, titanium rings can be resized—to a certain extent. Unlike softer metals, titanium rings usually are crafted from a solid piece of titanium. Because of this, resizing is not a matter of melting the metal to make the necessary adjustments.
How do I choose my ring size?
Measure your ring size with these steps:
- Wrap string or paper around the base of your finger.
- Mark the point where the ends meet with a pen.
- Measure the string or paper with a ruler (mm).
- Pick the closest measurement on the ring size chart to find your ring size.
Is titanium easy to resize?
Titanium rings can’t be resized The myth about resizing titanium rings is only partially true. Most people need to have the size of the ring increased and this is a problem with titanium rings. The reason for this is that these rings are made from a solid piece of titanium which cannot be melted down like metal.
Does titanium turn your finger green?
Rings made from titanium do not tarnish, therefore they will not give you a green ring around your finger. Usually the rings that create “green fingers” are made of inexpensive metals.
How much does it cost to resize a titanium ring?
A jeweler can do the work in as little as two hours, though it may take up to a month if the ring has an intricate setting. A simple resize costs from $20 to $60, depending on the type of metal and region of the country. For a more complex resizing, the cost ranges from $50 to $150.
Can titanium rings be cut off in an emergency?
In an emergency situation where there might be a medical necessity to remove the band (such as hand or finger injury) titanium rings can be cut off with manual or power ring cutters. A high quality, diamond coated disc or tempered tool steel blade is required to cut titanium rings.