Guide to Setting Styles
When deciding the setting for your bespoke ring it is essential that you consider some important factors. Aside from personal style and taste; Lifestyle should also be taken into consideration because some stone settings may be more suitable than others. A Classic Tiffany style setting will stick out a lot more than a modern bezel setting so one may be more suitable than the other especially for people with more active lifestyles or jobs.
Pave setting is a general term used to describe the setting of small diamonds and gemstones, usually one row, where the stones are set as closely together as possible with each stone being held by tiny beads of metal similar to micropave, either on the shank and shoulders of a ring or in a surrounding halo. There are many different styles of Pave setting such as bright-cut, fish-tail, cut-down etc, and diamonds are individually hand-set under a microscope. The style of pave setting used is very much personal choice and style and whether you want more or less metal on display. Budget will also be a factor too, but feel free to contact us for advice on the most suitable style of pave setting for you.