Generally, gemologists separate a discussion of color into three attributes: hue, tone, and saturation.
This is your first impression of the color: Red, Blue, Orange. Then we modify it by saying something like “slightly bluish green” or “strongly yellowish green”.
The GIA breaks colors out into 31 different hues like this:
Tone is how light or dark a stone is. Some varieties can span the scale, think of Amethyst or Tanzanite, sometimes very light in tone, sometimes very dark.
Others will only have a narrow range, like Peridot, it is always somewhere in the medium light to medium range.
How intense is the dominant hue? Is it dull or vivid? Sapphires are a good example of the saturation of a stone. The highest valued museum quality sapphires are a vivid blue, the bluest blue you can imagine. Then sapphires work their way down to strong, moderately strong and so on until the blue becomes increasingly greyish (or brownish in warm colored stones).
Tanzanite also adopts a similar pattern:
Get to the nearest ring store where you can have your finger sized by a professional jeweler. This is the most accurate method to get to know your ring size.
Our store is located at 31A, Isaac John street, Ikeja G.R.A (opp. Protea Hotel)
We realise that not all our customers can find time to come to our store to have their fingers professionally sized.
So guess what? We can also ship you a free ring sizer. How cool is that???
- You can request that we send you a ring sizer set. It’s a collection of plastic rings, usually ranging from U.S. size 4 to 13, in half-size increments. Simply try on the rings till you find the one with the most comfortable fit that slides on and off easily.
- Just incase what you have is one of your lady's fashion ring, we can send you a free sizing stick instead. With a sizing stick, you can determine the size of any of her existing rings.
Simply slide the rings on the stick till you find the one with the most comfortable fit that slides on and off easily.
If you'd like to request to have a free ring sizer shipped to you, please call 08099500022. Shipping fees apply.
Select a ring that properly fits the intended finger.
Measure the INTERNAL diameter of the ring.
Find the corresponding size using our size conversion chart.
PPS: If you need to surprise your lady, and you need some guidance confirming her accurate finger size, feel free to contact us on +2348099500022. A member of our team will be on board to assist you!
Women’s most common ring sizes: 5 - 8
Women’s average ring size: 7
Men’s most common ring sizes: 8 - 12
Men’s average ring size: 10