# How much bigger should curtain rings be than Rod?

## How much bigger should curtain rings be than Rod?

½ inch

Choose a drapery ring with an inside diameter ½ inch larger than the diameter of the pole or rod. For example, if you have a 1-inch diameter rod, the appropriate ring will have an inside diameter of 1 ½ inches. A ring with a smaller inside diameter will make it difficult to move the drapery along the rod.

## How many curtain rings do I need CM?

The number of rings supplied per pole is about one per 10cm length of curtain pole. E.g. a 180cm pole will have 18 rings, a 240cm curtain pole with have 24 rings.

**What size rings for 29mm curtain pole?**

1 1/8″

Supplied in packs of 4. Curtain rings for the Swish Elements 28mm (1 1/8″) curtain poles. Internal nylon lining allows for a smooth, quiet glide….Coordinating Swish Elements curtain poles and accessories are available – see the ‘related items’.

SKU | 7530 |
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Internal Ring Diameter | 22mm (7/8”) |

### What size rings for 28mm pole?

The rings have a 42mm (1 5/8″) internal diameter which is ideal for 28mm (1 1/8″) diameter poles as it ensures the curtain rings will not snag on the pole while you pull them to operate your curtains.

### How wide should curtain rings be?

Make sure you select a drapery ring that will fit over the size curtain rod you have. For instance, if your drapery rod is a 1 inch rod, the diameter of the rings should be 1 1/2 inch rings or something larger than 1 inch in diameter.

**How much height do curtain rings add?**

Most clip-on rings add approximately 1, 1 1/2 or 2 inches to the length of the drapes, depending on the size of the rings.

#### How many curtain rings do I need per panel?

Industry standards are 3 to 4 rings per foot of the width of your drapery panels.

#### How far apart should curtain rings be placed?

I like to space ring clips approximately four inches apart so that there is a handsome fold between each clip in the drapery panel. Start by clipping each end of the panel. Next, clip the middle. Finally, space the clips evenly apart as close to 4 inches as possible.

**What size pole do I need for eyelet curtains?**

28mm

The ideal diameter of a metal curtain pole for eyelets is 28mm. So if your pole is 28mm diameter or slightly smaller then it will be fine for your eyelet curtains.

## How do you measure curtain pole diameter?

Unwrap your paper strip and use a metric ruler to measure as shown. You’re measuring from the end of the inside mark to the far edge of the paper to get the circumference of your pole. You should be able to measure to the nearest half millimeter.

## How do you measure the circumference of a curtain pole?

**How are drapery rings measured?**

The drapery rings will need to be clipped onto the curtain every 2-4 inches. By using this calculation you should be able to determine the number of rings you will need. Simply divide the size in inches of your panel when it is fully extended and divide by how far apart you choose to have the rings.