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Wear pattern on vintage ring?

ohjodi

Rough_Rock
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May 15, 2006
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Hello! Can anyone tell me, please, which side of a ring will usually develop a wearing pattern, if the ring is worn the same way for a very long time?

Would the side facing the fingertips wear down, or will the side facing the back of the hand?

I bought a lovely little 1930's gold and diamond engagement ring for myself, and I do see a slight wearing of the milligram on one side (although I needed a magnifying glass to see it, lol).

I would like to wear the ring in the opposite way of the previous owner, to even out that wearing.

Here's a picture so I can show it off :)

Thank you!
 

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LilAlex

Brilliant_Rock
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Most rings are symmetric in that direction -- as are all the rings in our house. We never know if we are putting them on the "same" way each time so I assume that the wear is evenly distributed. If they are asymmetric, I think whatever part is protruding the most will take the brunt of the impacts.
 
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