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How much does it cost to get a ring resized?

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If you buy a ring from Kay Jewelers that needs to be resized, the cost is $15.99 for silver or gold and $19.99 for platinum. This cost is avoided when an extended warranty is purchased.

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Jewelers who offer ring resizing on jewelry that was not purchased from their store charge anywhere from $50 to $500. The cost is determined by the metal used, the width of the band and how much resizing is needed. The cost of making a ring smaller is at the lower end of the price range, and this price typically does not vary based on the amount of resizing needed.

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    When stamped into silver, 925 commonly indicates the object is made of sterling silver. The stamp gives information about the metal composition, time and the item's country of origin. Sterling silver is generally composed of 92.5 percent silver, hence 925.

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