Know Everything About Floating Diamond Tension Settings
How to find a
modern-looking, unique engagement ring that she will love as much as
she loves you. A great option for a one-of-a-kind, modern ring is to
set engagement rings. You might also find them called suspended
rings or floating rings. It's all the same thing, so don't be
confused when shopping around or conducting online research.
diamond engagement rings have been sold since the sixties, but have
become more visible in the last few years. Many people are afraid
that they are too delicate to wear and will easily break, but if you
shop from a reputable source, you shouldn't have to worry about the
quality of the ring In fact, they're often considered safer
for the diamond than other, more traditional settings.
shopping for an engagement rings for your fiancé, if you don't
want to buy just another cookie-cutter solitaire like all the rest of
her girlfriends already have, you're probably wondering e no prongs.
When women wear a ring with a diamond set with prongs, they are
forever catching on items, especially if they have long hair which
gets in between the prongs. Eventually, a lot of prong-set diamonds
get loose and the prongs need to be replaced or tightened. There's
always a fear that the diamond might one day fall out and disappear
when you're not paying attention. On the other hand, with tension
rings, there are no prongs, and the diamond sits below the
metal, you can't catch it on clothing or your hair and loosen the
diamond. Therefore, you have less of a constant worry of losing the
diamond without warning.
Tension set engagement
rings hold the diamond into place with heat-created pressure.
With this style setting diamonds appear to float
between two pieces of metal, creating a unique look that you don't
see too many other women wearing. Also, keep in mind that not only
can you find diamond tension mount engagement rings, but if you want
a ring that is even more unusual and unique, tension mounting also
works for other hard stones like rubies and sapphires, as well.
(However, because of the amount of pressure that needs to be exerted
on the stone, softer stones cannot be used in tension mount
looking more modern than typical solitaire engagement rings, tension
set engagement rings make diamonds
look brighter and more sparkly since they allow more light to get to
the diamond. If more light gets to the diamond, even if there's a
slight yellow or green tint to it, it will appear clear and colorless
in more types of light since more light will be able to get to the
stone and reflect off of it. Even better, a this style setting is
said to last for decades, if not centuries, without needing to be
reset, while protecting the diamond from being damaged, so they make
sure that if you are shopping for tension mount engagement rings, you
only go to reputable jewelers
who have experience with them. A correctly-made setting cannot be
pulled apart by hand, and you shouldn't be able to physically loosen
the stone. Before buying a tension
set engagement ring from a dealer, try to get personal
recommendations, check with the better business bureau, and check
online review sites to make sure that there aren't any major
complaints against the jeweler as creating this style setting is a
real skill that requires an expert's touch and knowledge to create correctly.