What are Plus Size Rings? A Buyers Guide to Bigger Ring Sizes


Main image shows a plus sized engagement ring created for a UK client, who later went on to commission a vintage hand engraved shaped wedding ring to match. (See Charleston design engagement ring.)

What are Plus Size Rings?

Plus size rings are rings created to fit larger finger sizes which fall above the average finger sizes available. Many jewellers accommodate regular sizes. As a result, little attention is given to buyers looking for bigger ring sizes.

Plus Size Wedding Rings

The majority of plus size wedding rings created at Serendipity Diamonds are sizes above Z. Contact us if you cannot see your size available. Most plus size wedding rings are made by bespoke design and quoted for individually.

Visit our ring size conversion chart to get a better idea of how sizes convert. We are always happy to work to either UK or US size systems. 

What are Z+ size rings?

For every size above Z, a plus symbol and number is assigned to denote an increase in size. For example, Z, Z+1, Z+2, Z+3 etc. We are able to create Z+ ring sizes to order in most precious metals. We create Z+ sizes for engagement rings and for wedding rings for men and for women.

What is the largest plus size wedding ring we have created?

Over the last decade, we have created many plus size rings. The largest we created was a wedding ring measuring size Z+8. This is by far the very largest ring we have created to date. Plus sized engagement ring


Tickled Pink engagement ring created in a plus size for client.

Consider the size of your gemstone

Remember that smaller diamond sizes look proportionally smaller on a large band. Diamonds 0.30 carats and below will be dwarfed by a large engagement ring band. We recommend 0.70 carats and above for larger finger sizes. Alternatively, choose a cluster with a bigger show of diamonds. Another suggestion is to choose a different gemstone. For example, a large Aquamarine will be far less costly than a big diamond.

Lila solitaire engagement ring design with round Aquamarine

Creating a Bespoke Plus Size Ring

Many of our plus size rings are crafted individually. In addition, our bespoke design service ensures the perfect finger size and design. Finally, our remodelling service offers a way to set existing gemstones into new items of jewellery.

View some of our other bespoke ring designs created at Serendipity Diamonds

Large Tanzanite and diamond halo engagement ring

Alternative gemstone – a Tanzanite, remodelled into a large halo cluster design.

Request a quote for a plus sized ring

Please feel welcome to contact us for a quote for a plus size ring. Jump onto online chat or contact us with the design you are interested in. Please provide a guide to your finger size and any preference for precious metal. We will provide a no-obligation quote in addition to further guidance on how to arrange your order. Most plus size ring orders take around 4-5 weeks maximum. For anyone interested in 100% ethically sourced plus size rings, we offer most designs in Fairtrade Gold. Again, individually crafted to order.

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website.

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