How Much To Resize a Ring?

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  1. Glock&KimberLady

    Glock&KimberLady Morior Invictus

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    I'm too lazy to call a jewelry store. :freak:

    My right-hand ring is about 1.5 sizes too big, think I'm going to have to resize it before I take off my mittens and drop it off some double black diamond in the puckies.

    What's it cost to downsize a ring? Fifty bucks?

    I should note that this ring is not entirely round - during a mistake while I was pregnant, I ended up having to cut it off with a pair of tin snips. The Ukrainian jewelry apprentice girlfriend of someone at hubby's work (true) did her best, but it's not entirely round.

    Is there a point where they can't resize any more? it's two rings welded together, both with channel set diamonds.
     
  2. AZLawDawg

    AZLawDawg Oh, Oh, Oh!!

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    It cost my wife about 60 bucks to have her ring downsized. Your ring sounds a little more unique than her standard wedding band, best bet is to take it in and see what they tell you.
     

  3. MarcoPolo

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    $60 sounds about right. If I remember, that's about what we paid for one of my daughters rings. 1.5 sizes should be no issue.. but the history of this ring may make it a non-standard type job. Shop around as some places really try to price themselves out of doing this type of work, while others are sitting on their hands wanting something to do.
     
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    I had mine re-sized and it cost about $50 but yours may be different because of the problem with it.
     
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    Zell IrregularMember

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    Actually, being not completely round may not make a difference in cost.
     
  6. USMCsilver

    USMCsilver Boat Life ©

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    The channel set stuff may cause problems. Go to cutting and bending that much, and the channels can warp and the stones can fall out.

    They may have to cut/bend/reset and/or tweak channels to make it all work.

    Good luck! (Funny -- my wife had to have hers cut off while she was pregnant, too.)
     
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    Palouse The Resistance Lifetime Member

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    My wife had her ring sized at Pounder's in Spokane a couple of years back. I recall being shocked that it was over $100, but I don't recall the exact price. Her ring is platinum.
     
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    Cut mine off a few years ago, just got it fixed and resized, bigger, $30. That is his set price on a standard gold ring. Local guy who does most of the fixing for the local stores.
     
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    At first read, I was thinking , "well that depends on how big your finger has gotten".


    I paid 50 bucks to have mine resized, and he also had to "straighten" it because it was smashed on my finger. And he put the etching back into it.


    Wife had hers resized and it was 50 bucks. had to add some gold as well.
     
  10. Glock&KimberLady

    Glock&KimberLady Morior Invictus

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    lol I figure they won't charge as much, I've lost weight and it's around 1.5 sizes too *small*. I know they usually charge to add gold, in this case, the gold is theirs to keep, right?
     
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    There's not going to be that much gold left over for them to give you a discount for it.
     
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    juswes Team Red

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    Me + Hammer + Your finger = Free If your finger is to small
    Me + 200 Ton press + Your finger = Free if your finger is to large
     
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    If you're anywhere near where the ring was purchased they should resize it for free.

    I've had one ring resized probably five times... :whistling:
    Before I decided what finger I wanted to wear it on.
     
  14. NailShooter

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    College class ring (gold band w/ diamond) got tight after many years. Needed to go bigger by about 3/4 of one size. Gal said she could not stretch it, would have to cut and add material, re-texture and re-enamel (black) between the gold rails. Butt cheeks tightened as I awaited estimate--only $50 bux. Could not even tell that it had been worked on. Regards,

    Nail