You may need to resize the ring because the ring is wrong in the first place or the size of the wearer’s finger has changed. The best solution in this case is to take the ring to a jeweler. You can resize the ring without underestimating the value of the ring. However, the ring size can be adjusted independently, but the value will be partially smaller. So you should repair the cheap ring yourself. You can use pliers to increase or decrease the size of the loop. You can also make the ring smaller by squeezing it or using silicon.
Reduce the size of the silicon ring
Clean the ring thoroughly. Soak the ring in hot water mixed with dishwashing liquid. Use a soft toothbrush to rub the metal and stones of the ring.
Allow the ring to dry completely before proceeding.
Avoid the use of chlorine-containing bleach, acetone, or detergents as they can damage the metal in the ring.
Apply silicone sealant to the ring using a coffee scoop . Use clear silicone such as food grade silicone or aquarium silicone Check the thickness of the silicone at the bottom of the ring. If the finger ring is not too wide, it is recommended to use silicone.
Squeeze the silicone with a coffee stick. Silicone comes into direct contact with the skin, so it’s best to make it as soft as possible. Move the stick along the inside of the ring until the silicone is soft.
You can use a damp kitchen cloth to remove the silicone from the ring.
Please harden the silicone. Depending on the type of silicone used, it may take 24 to 48 hours. Do not wear the ring during this time as the silicone will take some time to dry and fully reflect.
If you need to remove the silicone, just rub it with your nails.
Use a hammer to spread the ring.
Soak the ring and insert it into the pin of the ring. You can use soap or dishwashing liquid. Make sure the soap completely covers the ring before placing it on the pin
A ring mandrel is a metal funnel used to measure rings. Available from online retailers.
Tap the ring with a wooden hammer or hammer. The hammer hit should be smooth and stable. Hitting the slope basically means pushing the ring deep into the spindle. Rotate the ring while flossing it so that it stretches evenly.
If you have a vise, use a vise to tighten the chuck and simplify the process.
If you have a carpenter’s hammer, it’s a good idea to wrap it around the ring to avoid scratching it.
Remove and install the ring from the spindle . If it’s too tight, you can repeat this process. Attach the ring to the mandrel and drill a hole until it fits snugly. Note that this method only halves the loop size.
If the ring gets caught, hit it with a hammer until it bounces.
Pull the ring with pliers
Place the ring and mark the center. Don’t force it in now. The ring can be placed directly above the joint. Use a marker to mark the part below the tip of the loop.
Cut the ring along the mark with a wire cutter. You can use special wire cutters or pliers with wire cutters. Slide the ring through the pliers of the line you drew earlier. Gently press until the pieces are even.
Gently loosen the ring with flat pliers. Open both sides of the ring to keep it as uniform as possible.
Polish the cut edge. Ideally, you can use a metal file. If you don’t have a nail file, sanding will take longer, but you can also use a nail file. Make sure the ends of the ring are smooth so as not to hurt your fingers.
You can use a nail file to smooth the cut edges after sanding.
Check the size on the ring. The ring should fit snugly, but it should not slip off your fingers. You also need to ensure that the exposed cut edges do not hurt your fingers as the ring slides.
If the ring is too tight, remove the ring and reopen it with pliers.
Use pliers to reduce the size of the ring
Determines the center of the circular circle. This procedure is easy to do when you turn on the ring. Before marking, make sure the ring stones and other decorations are on your finger. therefore. Mark with a marker around the ring under your finger. Wear a color that contrasts with the ring. Black is great for gold and silver rings.
Use metal scissors to cut the ring along the mark. You can use special metal scissors or pliers with a blade. Slide the ring onto the marked line thread cutter. Gently press until the pieces are evenly distributed.
Filing the cut edge. It is recommended to use a special metal file. If you don’t have a nail file, feel free to use it. However, make sure it is safe to use with metal. Roll it up slowly and blow off the metal powder little by little.
Fill the gap and attach a ring. Place the ring inside the open gripper so that both sides of the gripper are pressed against the outside of the ring. Gently push the ring until both ends meet. Press evenly and firmly to keep the ring circular.
After filling the gap, try the ring. If it is too loose, lightly sand the tip of the wound and try replacing the ring.
Clean the end of the cutting ring. Smooth the ends of the ring using a polishing bar available at cosmetic stores . This will prevent the ends of the ring from damaging your fingers.
Otherwise, you can use a propane torch and a soldering iron to seal the ring like a closed ring.