Want to know everything about invisible set engagement rings before
you purchase it?
Facts about Invisible Set Engagement Rings
engagement rings are less-popular but have emerged as the ultimate
luxurious engagement ring design that maximizes the brilliance of its
diamonds. An invisible set engagement ring gives the illusion of one
large gemstone and is done by using numerous smaller gemstones
clustered together with no spaces or metals separating the gemstones.
When one sees them, the closely set gemstones appear as one big,
beautiful stunning gemstone.
gives you more value for your money and it is done by arranging a
group of less expensive gemstones to look like one unit is cheaper
than actually buying one large gemstone. Invisible set engagement
rings aren't easy to create, and can sometimes be expensive.
Beginnings of Invisible Set Engagement Rings
100-years ago in France Invisible set engagement rings is said to
have started. The difficulty and complexity in creating an invisible
set turned many jewelers away from the technique. It is a time
consuming process as an invisible setting is just that - diamonds set
into a stunning ring where the mounting is completely hidden and the
gem appears to be held by nothing at all.
rings cannot be upgraded or change d in design, the beauty and luxury
of different invisible settings, however, make them such stunning
pieces of jewelry that they rarely need to be upgraded at all.
referred as "invisible set" because the frame holding the
gemstone is not visible. Invisible settings are created by carving a
slit into each diamond just beneath its girdle. The metal that
secures the stone into the ring sits in that slit, but because the
girdle is the stone's widest point, it effectively covers the metal,
making the actual setting invisible.
settings are more fragile than their bolder counterparts and they
must be treated carefully to ensure their security and correctly
created invisible set rings provide a secure gemstone fit. Clarify
with your dealer regarding daily use capabilities of the invisible
set ring that you have chosen.
Who Creates Invisible Set Engagement Rings?
wide range of different invisible settings, it can be difficult to
find these rings at basic jewelry retailers. Specialized engagement
ring stores are more likely to carry the unique designs, or
interested couples can investigate online retailers for hard-to-find
stores which have association with The American Gem Society. AGS has
it's members some of the best jewelers in the world. The Better
Business Bureau can also provide helpful information. Try online
shopping, where you will get rings at a much lower price than is
available from a retail outlet or branded store.