No definitive way in which to wear a Masonic ring has been established, although differences in opinion have been noted among various Masonic Lodges about the best way to wear the ring. The ring is intended to be a seal of authenticity that the wearer is a Master Mason.Continue Reading
It is permissible to wear a Masonic ring on either hand and on any finger, according to the Masonic Lodge of Education. Most married men wear their rings on the hand opposite from the one on which they wear their wedding rings. Some Masons choose to wear their rings on the third finger, while others wear it on their pinky finger.
In response to the question of whether to wear the ring with points of the compass pointing toward or away from the body, the Masonic World website emphasizes that, again, there are differing opinions among Masons. Some say that wearing the ring so that the points of the compass are toward the ground and away from the wearer's eyes is symbolic of humanity's aspirations toward God. Others prefer to wear the ring so that the points are facing the wearer as a reminder of the journey he is on, according to Masonic World.Learn more about Rings
Since online jewelers make custom order rings, it is possible to get a ring from a school you didn't attend. Order college rings, and choose the school that is going to be written on the ring, regardless of if you went there or not. When you go online to make your ring, you first pick the design, color and the stone shape, size and color you want.Full Answer >
The most common method used by jewelers to modify the size of rings is done by cutting the ring at its bottom part and making the necessary modifications before soldering the cut portion back together. To increase the size of the ring, it is spread after the cut is made to a desired size and then a new piece of the same metal is added before soldering it back together. When the size of the ring needs to be reduced, jewelers will cut and remove a strip from the ring and then narrow the band by joining the two ends of the cut part.Full Answer >
The most common ring size for women is size 6, while the most common ring size for men is size 9. The most common size range is sizes 5 to 8 for women and sizes 8 to 12 for men.Full Answer >
To find a ring size, measure the circumference of the finger, and use a ring sizing chart to determine the correct size. You need a strip of paper, a pen, a ruler and a ring size conversion chart, found online or from a jeweler, to complete the task.Full Answer >