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Stone Settings

Stone settings is one of the essential stages of jewelry making, in which gemstones are attached in a metal casting. Read our guide below to understand various types of stone settings.

Bezel Setting:

It’s the oldest stone technique and is still popular, It provides a very secure grip as well as protects the edge of the gemstone and girdle from scratches and chips. A bezel setting is suitable for people with an active lifestyle and is considered best for men because it looks more masculine.

Pring Setting:

This is the most popular and common method of setting stones into jewelry. It is the easiest and least expensive method. this is used mostly for all solitaire engagements and bridal rings.

Channel Setting:

It is a setting technique in which gemstones are settled side-by-side as their girdle are held in between two parallel tracks on each metal wall. The structure of a channel setting is very similar to the English letter “U” in shape with two side walls and a bottom. This setting is best for stones with round, princess, emerald, and square cuts and is often used in jewelry items like eternity bands, rings, and especially in bracelets.

Bar Setting:

A variation in channel setting, in which thin metal bars are exposed in between the gemstones, is known as bar setting. The bar setting gives a different visual effect than the channel setting.

Pave Setting:

It is a setting method in which the surface of a jewelry item appears to be covered with a tiny diamond. The stones are positioned close together in a honeycomb pattern.The use of multiple stones in pave setting forms an illusion of bigger jewelry. Usually, this setting is combined and presented with other stone settings to add more beauty and effect.

Cluster Setting:

Cluster setting produces a different and unusual look for jewelry items. In this setting, many small stones are mounted together in a group around a larger sized central stone. Generally cluster setting exhibits flower shaped designs in a multi layered circular form, which is preferred by women in their rings.






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