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by Jesús Zabala - 6 min read

Factors to Consider When Buying a Pinky Ring

Pinky rings are becoming more and more popular. You can see them worn by both women and men of different ages. But are there any factors to consider when buying a pinky ring? What shape, size, or color should you look for?

If you want to be a part of this growing trend, don't hesitate to check different pinky rings and choose the best one for you. 

In the article below, we are spilling the tea about the secret to a perfect pinky ring and some tips on how to style your outfits with it.

Factors to Consider When Buying a Pinky Ring
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Pinky Rings Importance

A pinky ring is a type of ring that is worn on the little finger (pinky finger) of the hand. Both men and women wear it, although it is historically more popular among men. 

Pinky rings come in various designs and styles. The meaning and significance of pinky rings can vary depending on the culture, personal preferences, and the specific context in which they are worn. 

Pinky rings can express a sense of style, fashion, or attitude. They can also signify membership in a particular group or organization, such as a fraternity or a professional association.

If you want to see the beauty of these rings, look at our 14K gold pinky ring men's collection and see what this discussion is all about.

Factors to Consider When Buying a Pinky Ring

Before you decide which is your favorite among our stunning pinky ring collections, consider the size, material and personal touches you would like your future pinky ring to have.

We know it's a tough choice, but considering the following factors when buying a pinky ring will make things easier for you. 

Ring size and fit

You know when they say “size matters”; well, this applies to rings too! Since they are worn on the smallest finger, it is important to pick the right size. 

Ask a jeweler to measure your finger professionally to find out your right ring size, or do it yourself. Have a look at our ring size guide and try to find your measurements here. 

Remember that a well-fitting pinky ring should feel snug but not tight.

Material and quality

As can be seen in our website, pinky rings are available in a wide range of materials. Our customers' choice usually depends on their style and budget. 

Some common pinky ring materials include gold, sterling silver, mixed metals, and a combination of silver and brass. 

Additionally, stay informed about the quality of the ring by examining its craftsmanship, finishing, and any gemstones or engravings. After all, investing in a high-quality pinky ring ensures it will withstand the test of time.

Design and style

Pinky rings come in various designs and styles. When choosing a pinky ring, consider your style and the occasions you intend to wear the ring. 

From our experience, some prefer simple and minimalistic bands, while others want elaborate designs with unique details.

Classic designs like signet rings or bands with engravings offer timeless elegance. On the other hand, pinky rings with gemstones or unique motifs can add a touch of individuality and make a statement.

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Symbolism and personalization

Pinky rings are associated with symbolism and personal meaning. Some people wear pinky rings to signify professional or social status, while others may wear them to represent a particular group or association. 

Additionally, our pinky rings can be customized with initials, birthstones, or meaningful engravings to add a personal touch. These details will reflect your unique identity.


Like any other jewelry purchase, it is essential to establish a budget when buying a pinky ring. The best thing to do is to set a realistic spending limit based on your financial capacity and desired quality. 

The price of pinky rings can vary based on the material, design, and gemstones involved. Even though we all want a good bargain, try to prioritize value for money rather than focusing on the price. 

And lastly, consider the ring's durability, craftsmanship, and overall aesthetic appeal to ensure it aligns with your budget and expectations.

How to Find the Perfect Pinky Ring

Now that you know what factors to consider when buying a pinky ring, we'll help you find the perfect one. 

Determine your style

Pinky rings come in various styles, from classic and elegant to bold and modern. Consider your style and the image you want to show when choosing a pinky ring.

Gemstones or embellishments

Pinky rings can feature gemstones, diamonds, or other embellishments. Decide if you want a ring with a gemstone and choose the type of stone that appeals to you, such as a birthstone or one with personal significance.

Gemstones or embellishments
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Choose high-quality materials

Visit online and in-person jewelry stores to explore a wide range of pinky rings. Look for reputable jewelers who offer high-quality craftsmanship and authentic materials.

Read reviews and seek recommendations

Before purchasing, read reviews of the jeweler or the ring you are considering. Additionally, ask friends, family, or jewelry enthusiasts for recommendations to ensure you make an informed decision.

How to Style a Pinky Ring

Every ring can be “pinky” if you wear it on your pinky finger. But there's something that makes these rings attractive. 

Lots of men have difficulties styling these types of rings. Luckily, pinky rings from JewelryLab are easy to style because of their authenticity and high-end material. 

Lacking inspiration? Here are some ideas on how to style a pinky ring:

Keep it simple

Since the pinky ring is usually smaller, keeping the styling minimal is best to avoid overwhelming your hand. Opt for a single statement ring or a delicate band.

Mix metals

Don't be afraid to mix different metals when styling your pinky ring. You can create an interesting contrast by combining sterling silver with brass or rose gold accents. However, ensure that the metals harmonize well with your overall outfit.

Try stacking

You can stack multiple rings on your pinky finger for a bolder look. Mix different styles, textures, and widths to create an eclectic and eye-catching arrangement. Don't be afraid to express your creativity and play with different styles.

Try stacking
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Combine with other jewelry

Rings, bracelets, and other accessories can complement a nice pinky ring. If you decide to layer multiple rings on your hands, it's best to pick a simple outfit to keep the accent on your jewelry.

Nail polish

Your nail polish can enhance the overall appearance of your pinky ring. Try neutral tones or complementary colors that don't clash with the ring.

Confidence is key

Confidence is the most important aspect of styling a pinky ring or any other accessory. Wear it with pride and taste. The ring should be an extension of your style, so embrace it and make it your own.

Fashion is subjective, and these tips are meant to serve as guidelines. Feel free to experiment and explore different combinations until you find a style that reflects your personality. 

After all, beauty is in the eye of the beholder!


Pinky rings are favorite among men and women. They have a rich history and are invented to express style, attitude and character. If you want to buy one, there are some factors to consider when buying a pinky ring.

Pay attention to the ring size, material, quality, design, and personalization. Also, these rings are perfect for any occasion. If you are going to a party, pair them with other rings. On the other hand, an elegant signet ring is the perfect choice for a formal meeting. 

Remember, a beautiful pinky ring is more than just a piece of jewelry; it reflects your individuality and character.

Jesús  is the founder and designer of JewelryLab. He is the Head of Design and also oversees production, quality control, and precious metal sourcing.