A Guide to Engagement Ring Settings
What is a jewelry setting? The term "setting" in the jewelry world can mean two things. Primarily it is the metal structure that keeps a diamond or gemstone securely in place. An engagement ring setting can also refer to a ring that is styled with all but the center stone-- this type of setting is also called a semi-mount. Here we will explore the most common ways diamonds and gemstones are set. There are a number of choices to consider when it comes to the setting and design of your diamond or gemstone engagement ring. Below are some basics about each.