Make Your Own Wedding Rings – Absolute Magazine Feature

Make Your Own Wedding Rings – Absolute Magazine Feature

Make Your Own Wedding Rings – Absolute Magazine Feature

Gosh, lots going on at Elizabeth Anne Norris Jewellery at the moment. It’s all very exciting though especially if you’re wedding planning. You’ll find out more as it happens with updates and news right here on the blog. With the recent launch of the new workshops to make your own wedding rings we were super excited to find out about our feature in Absolute Magazine. You’ll find it in the wedding planning section of this edition and is available Sussex wide.

A summary of the workshop

In my ring workshop couples can come and create their own wedding rings using white gold, rose gold, yellow gold or sterling silver. There’s the option to combine different metals, personalise and/ or add textures to the wedding rings too. In my expert hands couples are guided through the designing and making process from start to finish. It’s a super workshop that becomes a memorable part of the wedding planning process. And the most exciting part is that clients leave with unique wedding rings that they’ve made themselves to wear forever.

Make your own wedding rings with Elizabeth Anne Norris
Wedding Rings made by couples at Elizabeth Anne Norris

Absolute Magazine Feature

Our article about making wedding rings in Absolute magazine is encompassed in a complete wedding planning guide. There is useful information for any recently engaged couples who need information about wedding vendors in Sussex.

You’ll find the feature on page 125 next to Jeremy Hoye (House of Hoye) no less! Here’s the link to read the full section on ‘How to plan your Absolute Sussex wedding’

To read more about wedding planning and making your own wedding rings please click here.

If you have any questions about our wedding ring making workshops please get in touch. You can either leave a comment below or feel free to contact me by phone or email via the contact me page. I look forward to answering any queries you might have. Many thanks, Elizabeth.

Two ways to measure your ring size at home

Two ways to measure your ring size at home

My buying rings online size guide

I am often contacted by customers who want to buy rings online and they ask me ‘what’s my ring size?’. Most of us are unaware of our UK ring size. So below I’ve detailed 2 easy methods for how to measure your ring size at home. Please note that these two methods for measuring your ring size at home are a rough guide for how to work out your ring size.

A more accurate way is to use this inexpensive ring size tool. The very best way to know your ring size is to have it professionally measured at your local high street jewellers.

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Method One – Using finger measurement for rings using simple household items

  • To measure your finger size you’ll need a piece of paper, scissors, a ruler and a pencil
  • With this method you’ll learn how to work out ring size by measuring the circumference of your finger
  • Cut a strip of paper approximately 10mm wide and 100mm long
  • On the finger you want to wrap the paper around the WIDEST part of your finger
  • For some people the widest part of the finger is the middle knuckle. For others the widest part is the end nearest the hand.
  • Check that the strip of paper overlaps straight
  • Mark a line along the width of the paper where it overlaps
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  • Shade out the part of paper that is not around your finger
  • Remove the paper, straighten it out along the edge of a ruler
  • Measure the part that was around your finger (this is the internal circumference)
  • Jot down the measurement on the paper
  • Use the chart below to find your ring size
Internal circumference
  • 48.7mm – J
  • 49.3mm – J 1/2
  • 50.0mm – K
  • 50.6mm – K 1/2
  • 51.2mm – L
  • 51.9mm – L 1/2
  • 52.5mm – M
  • 53.1mm – M 1/2
  • 53.8mm – N
  • 54.4mm – N 1/2
  • 55.1mm – O
  • 55.7mm – O 1/2
  • 56.3mm – P
  • 57.0mm – P 1/2
  • 57.6mm – Q
  • 58.4mm – Q 1/2
  • 58.9mm – R
  • 59.5mm – R 1/2
  • 60.2mm – S
  • 60.8mm – S 1/2
  • 61.4mm – T
  • 62.1mm – T 1/2
  • 62.7mm – U
  • 63.4mm – U 1/2
  • 64.0mm – V
  • 64.6mm – V 1/2
  • 65.3mm – W
  • 65.9mm – W 1/2
  • 66.6mm – X
  • 67.2mm – X 1/2
  • 67.8mm – Y
  • 68.5mm – Z
  • 70.4mm – Z+1
  • 71.0mm – Z+2
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Method Two – Measuring your ring size using a ring that fits you

  • Pick the finger you want your new ring for
  • Do you have a ring at home that fits that finger?
  • If yes, then all you need is that ring and a ruler
  • Measure the inside diameter of the ring (that’s the hole inside the ring excluding the metal)
  • Write down this measurement in millimeters and use the chart below to find your UK ring size (this is the internal diameter)
  • The measurements below are very accurate but see if you can find the nearest measurement
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How to work out ring size using the internal diameter
  • 15.5mm – J
  • 15.7mm – J 1/2
  • 15.9mm – K
  • 16.1mm – K 1/2
  • 16.3mm – L
  • 16.5mm – L 1/2
  • 16.7mm – M
  • 16.9mm – M 1/2
  • 17.1mm – N
  • 17.3mm – N 1/2


  • 17.5mm – O
  • 17.7mm – O 1/2
  • 17.9mm – P
  • 18.1mm – P 1/2
  • 18.3mm – Q
  • 18.5mm – Q 1/2
  • 18.8mm – R
  • 19.0mm – R 1/2
  • 19.2mm – S
  • 19.4mm – S 1/2
  • 19.6mm – T
  • 19.8mm – T 1/2


  • 20.0mm – U
  • 20.2mm – U 1/2
  • 20.4mm – V
  • 20.6mm – V 1/2
  • 20.8mm – W
  • 21.0mm – W 1/2
  • 21.2mm – X
  • 21.4mm – X 1/2
  • 21.6mm – Y
  • 21.8mm – Z
  • 22.4mm – Z+1
  • 22.6mm – Z+2

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