Ring Size Guide

Welcome to Xenos's comprehensive Ring Size Guide. Whether you're choosing the perfect statement piece of sterling silver ring, or a stylish stainless steel ring, getting the right size is essential.

In this guide, we'll explore why ring size matters, offering insights into the importance of a proper fit. We'll also provide step-by-step instructions on how to accurately measure your ring size, using Xenos Jewelry's Ring Size Chart for reference. 

Discover pro tricks to achieve the perfect fit and learn about common ring sizing mistakes to avoid. Plus, we'll delve into the maintenance of both sterling silver and stainless steel rings to ensure they stay as beautiful as the day you acquired them.

A Comprehensive Ring Size Guide

Why Ring Size Matters

Comfort and Wearability

A well-fitted ring is the key to comfort. An incorrectly sized ring can lead to pain and irritation, making it challenging to wear daily. It's crucial to ensure that your jewelry is as comfortable as it is stylish.

Preventing Accidents

The right ring size is essential for security. Rings that are too loose risk slipping off and becoming lost, while overly tight rings can be difficult to remove and may lead to damage. A properly sized ring keeps your precious jewelry safe and secure.

Showcasing Your Style

An accurately sized ring enhances your style. It complements your outfit and adds that final touch of elegance or edge. Your ring should seamlessly blend with your attire, becoming a reflection of your unique taste and personality.

Ring Durability

The fit of your ring impacts its longevity. An ill-fitted ring can lead to premature wear and tear, potentially resulting in costly repairs. Ensuring the right size preserves your ring's beauty and durability, saving you both time and money.

Symbolic Meaning

For rings with sentimental value, like engagement or wedding rings, the right size is paramount. It enhances the symbolism, signifying a perfect union and a comfortable journey together. A well-fitted ring reinforces the emotional connection and love associated with it, making it more than just an accessory.

In summary, ring size matters for reasons spanning comfort, security, style, durability, and sentimental value. It's an integral aspect of ensuring that your Xenos Jewelry pieces are both enjoyable to wear and representative of your unique style and relationships.

How to Measure Your Ring Size

Step-by-Step Instructions for Accurate Sizing.

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Step 1: Gather Your Materials

Before you start, ensure you have the following items ready: a strip of paper or a piece of string, a ruler, a pen, and access to Xenos Jewelry's Ring Size Chart.

Step 2: Prepare Your Finger

Choose the finger on which you intend to wear the ring. It's crucial to measure that finger, as each finger may have a slightly different size. Make sure your finger is at a normal room temperature, as cold or hot conditions can cause size variations.

Step 3: Cut Your Strip of Paper or String

Cut a strip of paper or string about 1/4 inch (0.7 centimeters) wide and 4-6 inches (10-15 centimeters) long. It should be long enough to wrap comfortably around your chosen finger.

Step 4: Wrap the Paper or String

Wrap the strip of paper or string around the base of your finger. It should be snug but not too tight. You want it to be comfortable, as your ring should feel the same.

Step 5: Mark the Overlap

Once the paper or string is comfortably wrapped around your finger, take the pen and make a mark where it overlaps. This will be the starting point for measuring.

Step 6: Measure the Length

Carefully remove the strip from your finger and lay it flat on a table or another flat surface. Use the ruler to measure the distance from the starting point (where you made the mark) to the end of the strip. Measure in millimeters for accuracy.

Step 7: Find Your Ring Size

Now that you have the measurement in millimeters, refer to Xenos Jewelry's Ring Size Chart. Locate your measurement on the chart to determine your corresponding ring size. If your measurement falls between two sizes, it's generally a good idea to choose the larger size for a more comfortable fit.

Following these step-by-step instructions will help you accurately measure your ring size, ensuring that the jewelry you choose from Xenos Jewelry fits you perfectly.

Using Xenos Jewelry's Ring Size Chart

Our Ring Size Chart is designed with our customers in mind, making it easy to find your ideal ring size without the guesswork. Simply locate your measurement in millimeters on the chart, and you'll discover your corresponding ring size. 

Xenos Jewelrys Ring Size Chart

We've included a range of sizes to accommodate different styles and preferences, from delicate stackable rings to bold statement pieces. Whether you're shopping for gothic, biker, viking, or any other style of jewelry, our Ring Size Chart will be your trusty companion on your sizing journey.

Tips for Accurate Ring Sizing: Pro Tricks for a Perfect Fit

Tip 1: Measure at the Right Time of Day

The size of your fingers can change throughout the day due to temperature and activity levels. To ensure the most accurate measurement, it's best to measure your ring size when your fingers are at their usual, average size. Room temperature conditions are ideal.

Tip 2: Measure Multiple Times

For added confidence in your ring size, measure your finger multiple times, preferably on different days. This can help account for any variations in size due to factors like hydration, exercise, or temperature changes.

Tip 3: Use a Comfortable Width of Paper or String

When wrapping the paper or string around your finger, ensure it's not too wide or too narrow. A strip that's about 1/4 inch (0.7 centimeters) wide provides a good balance between comfort and accuracy.

Tip 4: Avoid Pulling the String Too Tight

While you want the paper or string to be snug around your finger, be cautious not to pull it too tight. Pulling too hard can result in an inaccurate measurement, as it compresses the flesh slightly and might lead to a smaller size than needed.

Tip 5: Measure All Relevant Fingers

If you wear rings on multiple fingers, don't forget to measure all of them separately. Each finger can have a different size, so it's crucial to ensure the best fit for each specific finger.

Tip 6: Seek Professional Assistance

If you're uncertain about your ring size, or if you're planning to purchase a valuable or intricate piece of jewelry, it's advisable to visit a local jeweler. They have professional tools to measure your ring size accurately and can provide personalized advice.

By following these pro tips for accurate ring sizing, you'll be well-prepared to find the perfect fit for your Xenos Jewelry pieces, ensuring both style and comfort are on point.

Common Ring Sizing Mistakes

Using the Wrong Measuring Tool

One of the most frequent errors is using an improper measuring tool, such as a thick piece of string or a wide strip of paper. Using a tool that's too wide can result in a larger measurement, leading to a ring that's too big. It's essential to use a narrow, consistent measuring tool for accuracy.

Measuring Cold Fingers

Some individuals measure their ring size when their fingers are cold, causing them to be slightly smaller than usual. Cold fingers can result in an inaccurate measurement. To ensure your ring fits well in various conditions, measure your finger when it's at its average, room-temperature size.

Guessing or Estimating

Many people guess or estimate their ring size, often based on the size of a ring they already own or a friend's size. Guessing can lead to disappointment when the ring arrives and doesn't fit correctly. It's always best to measure your finger accurately to avoid sizing issues.

Measuring Over Knuckles

Some individuals measure their ring size by including their knuckles in the measurement. Including the knuckle can result in a size that's too large, as the ring needs to fit comfortably over the knuckle but not be too loose once it's on your finger.

Neglecting Different Fingers

Assuming that all your fingers are the same size and measuring only one. Each finger can have a slightly different size, so it's essential to measure each finger individually if you plan to wear rings on multiple fingers.

Skipping Professional Help

Some individuals avoid seeking assistance from a professional jeweler when unsure about their size. If you're investing in valuable or intricate jewelry, or if you're uncertain about your size, it's wise to consult a jeweler. They have the expertise and tools to measure accurately and offer guidance.

Understanding and avoiding these common ring sizing mistakes will help ensure that the jewelry you order from Xenos Jewelry fits comfortably and complements your style perfectly.

Maintaining Your Sterling Silver & Stainless Steel Ring: Preserving Their Beauty

Cleaning Your Sterling Silver and Stainless Steel Rings, Proper cleaning keeps your rings looking their best:

Sterling Silver Ring

Gentle Cleansing: For sterling silver, use a mild soap and lukewarm water. Create a mixture by adding a few drops of mild soap to warm water. Dip a soft cloth or a soft-bristle brush into the solution.

Gentle Rubbing: Gently rub the surface of your sterling silver ring with the soapy cloth or brush to remove dirt, oils, and tarnish. Avoid vigorous scrubbing to prevent scratching.

Rinse and Dry: Rinse the ring thoroughly with clean water to remove any soap residue. Pat it dry with a clean, lint-free cloth to ensure it's completely dry, preventing water spots.

Stainless Steel Ring

Simple Cleaning: Stainless steel is relatively low-maintenance. Use a soft cloth or a soft-bristle brush with warm soapy water to remove dirt, fingerprints, and oils.

Dry Thoroughly: After cleaning, ensure that your stainless steel ring is completely dry to maintain its luster.

Polishing Cloth

Periodic Polish: For added shine on your sterling silver ring, use a specialized silver polishing cloth. These cloths are designed to restore shine and remove minor scratches.

Anti-Tarnish Products

Store Smart: Consider using anti-tarnish strips or an anti-tarnish bag to store your sterling silver ring when not in use, helping to prevent tarnish between wearings.

Storing Your Rings

Proper storage safeguards your rings against tarnish and damage:

Avoid Abrasives

Avoid Harsh Materials: Do not use abrasive materials like steel wool or abrasive cleaners on your stainless steel ring, as these can scratch the surface.

Dry Storage

Keep Them Dry: Store both your sterling silver and stainless steel rings in a dry, cool place, away from moisture. Avoid humid environments as humidity can accelerate tarnishing. Stainless steel is resistant to rust, but prolonged exposure to moisture can still affect its appearance.

Separate Storage

Store Separately:Prevent scratching by storing your rings separately from other jewelry, especially those with harder gemstones or metals.

Chemical Avoidance

Chemical Precautions:* Remove your rings when using household cleaning products or engaging in activities involving exposure to harsh chemicals, which can damage both materials and cause tarnish.

Remove Before Activities

Safe Removal: Take off your stainless steel ring before engaging in activities that may subject it to significant wear or impact, such as heavy manual labor or sports.

Periodic Inspection

Periodic Check-ups:Regularly inspect your rings for loose stones or signs of wear. If you notice any issues, consult a jeweler for professional maintenance to prevent further damage.

By following these detailed maintenance guidelines for both sterling silver and stainless steel rings, you can ensure that your Xenos Jewelry pieces maintain their radiant appearance and durability, offering long-lasting beauty and enjoyment.


Remember, your ring isn't just an accessory; it's an expression of your personality and sentiments. With this guide, you're well-prepared to make every ring selection a perfect fit. Enjoy your journey with Xenos Jewelry!