Wedding Ring Widths
 

Wedding Ring Width

It is important to note that the width of the ring the amount of space along your finger that it covers, will affect both the comfort of the band on your finger as well the size that you require. Rings for sale range in thickness from 2mm to 10mm.

Bear in mind that if you are to be wearing two rings say an engagement and wedding ring, you must take into account the total width of the two together.


So, just how wide is a 4mm or 8mm ring?

Here is a chart converting millimeters (mm) to inches '
mm Inches
1 0.03
2 0.07
2.5 0.09
3 0.11
4 0.15
5 0.19
6 0.23
7 0.27
8 0.31
9 0.35
10 0.39
11 0.43
12 0.47


The chart below is to give you an idea of the ring width in millimeters (mm), however, the images are for illustration purposes only and not 100% to scale.
Ring Width by mm

In finding the perfect ring, there are several important factors to consider - with one of them being, ring width.

Firstly, let us clarify what exactly is meant by ring width:

Ring width refers to the amount of space along your finger that the ring actually covers. The latter will in most cases, affect the comfort of the band on your finger, as well as the size that you require.

In general, rings for sale tend to range in thickness from 2mm to 10mm.

Also, consider your hand shape. Narrow bands tend to be best suited for those with narrow hands whilst thicker bands look better on broader hands. The general consensus is to go with your hand shape.

Although it is perfectly acceptable to wear two rings of different widths, women, for the most part tend to go for identical or at least similar widths. Again, as well as always, personal preference will play role in this case.

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