Know Everything About Diamond Engagement Rings - Pick Up a Proper
Setting For More Sparkle
Do not think
that purchasing a diamond is enough to make a great ring. The final
look and aesthetic value of diamond engagement rings is largely
determined through the way the precious stone is set on the ring. In
fact, even the brilliance and fire of the stone depends a lot on the
style of fixing the stone. As you enter a jeweler's shop, you are
amazed with the many options of settings available to you. Picking up
the right one will be much easier if you are prepared to make a choice.
that the setting should be suitable to her hands. For instance, for a
thick finger, a delicate setting may be too fine. Or, a bulky one is
likely to dominate the thin hand. Similarly, her life style of hard
working woman or a relaxed one should also be the consideration.
engagement rings, there are plenty of settings available to the
couples. Most of these aim at protecting the precious stone. While
this is the prime concern, you should choose to set the diamond in
such a way that maximum light enters it for creating the brilliance
and fire. Keeping this in mind, you can choose from prong, bezel,
channel, pave, tension
and many more.
is especially picked up for solitaires as the diamond is allowed to
dominate the appearance of the ring. Four to six prongs claw the
stone tightly in the middle. Its advantage is that maximum light is
allowed to enter the stone for sparkle. But choose this setting only
for larger diamonds. The smaller ones may be lost into the prongs.
If you need to
make a smaller diamond look larger then bezel setting could be the
choice. A collar of metal is wrapped around the stone at its lower
side for security. This facilitates maximum light to enter the stone
too for brilliance. But it is also an expensive setting than prong.
want many stones on the surface of the diamond engagement rings,
avoiding a single stone on the top. They can opt for channel settings
for fixing of the stones on the surface of the ring in a channel that
can go half the way of the ring. However, the gems may become a
little subdued into the channel and usually round shaped stones are
allowed for fixing on the ring.
is popular with the couples as this uses the entire surface of the
rings for fixing of the gems on it. This gives a dazzle to the ring.
The numbers of stones are secured with thin prongs.
also use the very metal of the diamond engagement rings when you ask
them to opt for tension
settings. The strong metal band is used to hold the stone into
small grooves at the edge of the ring band. But these are expensive
settings as lots of skill and work is required on the strong metal.
If you do not
choose a bezel setting because the metal folds over the stone, then
pick up flush setting. Besides, no domination of the metal, this
setting is known for good security of the precious stone that is
tightly fixed in a whole on the ring surface and the rim of the ring
pressed around the stone.
There are many
more settings available to the modern day couple. But whichever
setting they may choose for diamond
engagement rings, make sure that security and aesthetic aspect
of the rings are met.