Find Out Why Pave Settings are So Popular for Engagement Rings
Pavé settings are made up of lots of small gemstones, often diamonds, set closely together. The gems are separated and held in place by little beads of the setting metal. The result is what looks like a continuous surface of diamonds or other gems.
Hand carving a wax for a white gold oval diamond wedding ring. With a double row pave' halo. Hand engraved shank. Step by step through the carving process. Finished ring in the next set of images. (1) - Varie fasi della modellazione della cera
Prong / Claw Setting The prong setting, also called a claw setting, is the most desired gemstone setting and is often adopted for use in solitaire engagement rings. The diamond or gem is inserted into prongs that form a basket-like base. The ends of the prongs are bent over and shaped so that they rest against the stone. The visible prong ends are often rounded, but can also be found in ovals, points, V-shapes, left flat or even decorative forms. A prong setting can be tall, with the…