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How do I know my ring size?

How do I know my ring size? Step 1 Wrap a piece of string tightly around your finger. Step 2 Mark the point where the two ends meet. Step 3 Measure the string against a ruler to get the circumference of your finger. Step 4 Look up your ring size using the circ column in the rings size conversion chart. Watch the 'How do I know my ring size?' video Things to note We always recommend you have a local jeweller measure your ring size. To make sure you have a perfect fit. Please double check your ring size with our ring size guide. Please add a quarter to a half size on all rings wider than 0.47inch/1.2cm All our...

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Carpe Diem | Seize the Day-What does it mean?

Carpe Diem | Seize the Day | What does it mean? Where did it come from? The meaning and history of Carpe Diem the poem. Carpe Diem is a Latin aphorism, usually translated "Seize the Day", taken from the Roman poet Horace's Odes (23 BC). Carpe is the second-person singular present active imperative of carpō "pick or pluck" used by Horace to mean "enjoy, seize, use, make use of". Diem is the accusative case of the noun dies "day". A more literal translation of "carpe diem" would thus be "pluck the day [as it is ripe]"—that is, enjoy the moment. Meaning In Horace, the phrase is part of the longer carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero, which can be translated as "Seize the day, put very little trust in tomorrow (the future)". The ode says that...

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