Ring Adaptation

Author: Shelley Ensz. Scleroderma is highly variable. See Types of Scleroderma. Read Disclaimer
Ring Adaptation Instructions

Ring Adaptation

Scleroderma hands may make wearing rings difficult, due to swelling, hardening, and deformities.

Pam Ray designed a ring closure which is ideal. It is easily taken on and off, even with advanced hand involvement. You may take this design to your jeweler and have them imitate it.


Instructions: Put a hinge on one side, and a ball and hole closure on the other, as shown:

Photo of hinge on ring for sclerodactyly Photo of hole closure for ring adaptation for sclerodactyly Completed ring with hing for sclerodactyly
Go to Sclerodactyly

Many thanks to our recent donors, Custominkfundraising, Nancy Wyzinski, and Ruben Garcia! See ISN News for more donors. Click Here to Donate.


TOLL FREE HOTLINE, U.S. and Canada: 1-800-564-7099
Ask for our Free Info Packet by email or postal mail!

SCLERO.ORG is the world's leading nonprofit for trustworthy research, support, education and awareness for scleroderma and related illnesses.

We are a service of the nonprofit International Scleroderma Network (ISN), which is a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based public charitable foundation, established in 2002. Meet Our Team, or Volunteer. Donations may also be mailed to:

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)
7455 France Ave So #266
Edina, MN 55435-4702 USA
Email [email protected] to request our Welcome email, report bad links, or update page content. Disclaimer. Privacy Policy.

The most important thing in the world to know about scleroderma is!