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Stone Setting

Your ring setting is the foundation of your entire ring plan. Assurance, by and large, depends upon singular style and tendency—nearby the wearer's lifestyle.

A couple of settings advance better to dynamic individuals or the people who work with their hands, while various structures are progressively stunning with high-set stones. Consider also how regularly the ring will reasonably be cleaned and kept up, as specific settings require more upkeep than others.

Below are 17 Types of Different Stone Setting for Rings:


The most well-known and great ring setting is known as a prong setting. A prong is a little metal paw that grasps the precious stone firmly, holding it set up. Prongs can be adjusted, pointed, level, or V-molded (the last being the most well-known for princess-cut precious stones).

Most prong settings highlight either four or six prongs; with the previous, you can see a greater amount of the jewel, yet the last is safer. An advantage of this setting is that there is a base nearness of metal so that there's more jewel to see and all the more light that can go through the precious stone, consequently adding to its splendor.

Pros of a Prong Setting
  • Raises the jewel, making it more unmistakable and took note
  • Empowers critical light to go through the jewel—expanding the stone's splendor and fire
  • Supplements and supports an assortment of Diamond Shapes and sizes
  • Easy to clean and keep up
  • Offers a work of art, immortal look
Cons of a Prong Setting
  • Can catch on apparel, furniture, and different materials, particularly if high-set (a lower-set prong might be best for those with a functioning way of life)
  • May release with wear (we suggest having the prongs reviewed something like at regular intervals to guarantee the stone stays secure)
  • Of the prong settings, the most well-known is the solitaire setting including one jewel or different valuable stone. The solitaire setting causes us all to notice the stone with little to occupy us like different stones or extravagant metalwork. Look at the best solitaire wedding bands here.


In 1886, Tiffany and Co. experimentally built up a particular solitaire six-prong setting to expand the light profit for the jewel. This plain-band setting has come to be known as "the Tiffany setting," recognized essentially by the "blade edge" of its pole and the structure of its prongs.

While it is conceivable to get a comparative setting at basically any jewelry shop or site today, it will never be a definite Tiffany setting since Tiffany has reserved their prong structure.

Pros of a Tiffany Setting
  • Intensifies light reflection and brightness because of raised jewel
  • Supports an assortment of Carat sizes and Diamond Shapes
  • Simple to keep up and keep clean
  • Conveys an exemplary look that will never become unfashionable
Cons of a Tiffany Setting
  • Can catch on attire or different materials, particularly if high-set (lower-set prongs are frequently best for those with dynamic ways of life)
  • Precious stone may turn out to be free with wear (it’s prescribed to have the prongs assessed something like at regular intervals)


The bezel setting is the second most famous ring setting because of its advanced look and reasonableness for a functioning way of life. Rather than holding the jewel with prongs, the bezel setting encloses the precious stone, or focus stone, with a slender metal edge specially crafted to hold the stone firmly set up.

Because of this bezel, the precious stone is held more safely set up than it would be in a ring that utilizes prongs. This makes the bezel setting one of the most solid of the wedding band styles.

A bezel setting can be a full or incomplete setting: a full bezel encompasses the jewel while a halfway bezel leaves the sides open. It's an extraordinary decision for medical attendants, educators, and others searching for a ring that won't catch and will enough ensure the jewel.

Pros of a Bezel Setting
  • Makes sure about the jewel above a prong setting, settling on it an incredible decision for dynamic ways of life and professions
  • Offers a smooth, present-day look
  • Ensures the jewel well and forestalls harm
  • Doesn't catch on garments and different materials
  • Simple to clean and keep up (for example no prongs to regularly check)
Cons of a Bezel Setting
  • Will in general shroud a greater amount of the stone than a prong setting
  • Accomplishes less light reflection and splendor than a prong setting


The strain set is named for the pressure of the metal band that makes sure about the jewel set up; the outcome is that the precious stone seems suspended between the different sides of the shank.

Because of this bezel, the precious stone is held more safely set up than it would be in a ring that utilizes prongs. This makes the bezel setting one of the most solid of the wedding band styles.

With the assistance of lasers used to align the specific components of the jewel, the gem specialist expertly cuts minuscule sections into the sides of the band, or shank, so the precious stone, or different valuable stone, is truly held by the weight of the handcrafted metal band driving into the sides of the stone.

Pressure style settings highlight a practically identical look of precious stone suspension however are more affordable and confused to make. The strain style settings include an additional portion of security since they utilize a prong or bezel setting as an afterthought or underneath the precious stone to stay the jewel immovably set up.

For this sort of setting, it's critical to discover a precious stone that doesn't have any obvious considerations since this setting doesn't have any prongs that could conceal them and is uncovered from each edge.

Pros of a Tension Setting
  • Safely holds the jewel set up
  • Offers an extraordinary appearance
  • Upgrades light reflection, because of negligible metal encompassing the precious stone
  • Gives an advanced, sharp look
  • Requires less upkeep than a prong setting
Cons of a Tension Setting
  • Troublesome and frequently costly to resize
  • May cause a little Carat weight to look littler, particularly when thick metal is utilized
  • Even though very uncommon, a stone could drop out of a pressure setting whenever struck by an amazing external power


A famous wedding band style is to impersonate a pressure style setting (like you see above), yet actually, the jewel or gemstone is set in the band, commonly as a bezel setting.

The ring in the photograph above — two-tone metal with pear shape jewel (study blended metal wedding bands here) is a great pressure setting while the one underneath is a strain style setting. Notice the bezel setting around the round jewel in the strain style setting.

Pros of a Tension Style Setting
  • Holds the jewel safely set up
  • Offers a more ageless look than a strain setting
  • Includes less support than prong settings
  • Permits critical light to go through the jewel, improving its splendor and fire
Cons of a Classic Tension Setting
  • Frequently troublesome and expensive to resize
  • May make a little precious stone look littler, particularly when a thicker metal is used
  • Albeit exceptionally improbable, if an extraordinary weight from an external power strikes a strain setting, there is a chance the stone could turn out to be free


The channel setting is a safe method to set littler jewels in succession into the band of the ring, making a metal channel of shining stones flush with the shank.

The precious stones, or different gemstones, are set intently together into the notches of the channel and beautify the sides of the band or the whole band. This setting is likewise mainstream for wedding rings or stackable rings that highlight just littler stones and no inside stone.

Since there are no prongs, this setting is additionally a decent alternative for a tangle-free and secure structure. In the photograph beneath, the precious stones in the shank are channel-set.

Pros of a Channel Setting
  • Safely holds the precious stone and shields it from outside powers
  • Upgrades the ring's radiance with side stones along with the band
  • Accomplishes a sharp structure without losing security
  • Improbable to catch on apparel and different materials
Cons of a Channel Setting
  • Will in general require additional time and exertion with cleaning (earth can get caught in the channels)
  • Can be trying to fix and resize because of various channels (it is conceivable the channels will get twisted or skewed, or that the side stones will slacken during the fixed cycle)
  • May shroud jewels marginally more than prong settings


The pavé setting, articulated "dad vay," originates from the French word "to clear," as in cleared with jewels. By intently setting little jewels along with insignificant permeability of the small metal dots or prongs holding the stones set up, the impact is one of ceaseless shimmer.

The gem specialist ordinarily penetrates openings into the ring, cautiously puts the jewels into the gaps, lastly frames small dabs, or little prongs, around every precious stone to make sure about them into the gaps.

This setting is otherwise called a dab setting and on account of particularly little stones, might be known as a micro pavé setting. Jewels are supposed to be pavé-set when they are as little as .01-.02 carats and any littler than that would be called micro pavé.

Pros of a Pavé Setting
  • Features the middle stone
  • Amplifies the ring's general brightness with side stones
  • Gives additional radiance to a lower-set or less shimmering focus stone
  • Can be planned in an advanced or vintage style
Cons of a Pavé Setting
  • Estimating and resizing can be very troublesome if the ring is pavé set around the full band
  • Albeit profoundly improbable, the insignificant danger of losing side stones exists
  • We suggest affirming ring size right off the bat in the planning cycle to forestall any issues with fit when the ring is done.


The radiance setting alludes to the arrangement of jewels or different gemstones in a concentric circle or square around a middle stone. The corona setting causes the middle stone to seem bigger—an incredible choice to support the presence of a little jewel—and it expands the general shimmer of the ring. They come in different fascinating shapes, some of them even look like blossoms.

A radiance setting, at that point, can be an approach to get a good deal on a littler carat precious stone while not giving up the general appearance of the ring. Also, including a radiance of shaded gemstones or setting the corona jewels with an alternate shading metal can make for differentiation in hues.

Coronas are regularly matched with pavé groups (see model underneath) however could unquestionably remain all alone with a basic unadorned band. Furthermore, as the name suggests, a twofold radiance setting consists of two concentric circles of gemstones that enclose the middle stone.

Pros of a Halo Setting
  • Lifts the presence of a littler Carat community jewel
  • Upgrades generally speaking shimmer due to encompassing stones
  • Safely holds and ensures the inside stone
  • Supports and supplements an assortment of Diamond Shapes
  • The difference can be worked with a radiance of shaded metal or gemstones
Cons of a Halo Setting
  • Little side stones may turn out to be free
  • Resizing can be troublesome relying upon the number of side stones that line the band


The house of prayer setting is one of the most exquisite and exemplary wedding band settings. Like the smooth curves of a house of prayer, this ring setting utilizes curves of metal to hold the precious stone or another gemstone.

The church might be set with prongs, bezel or strain setting since the characterizing normal for this ring isn't how the jewel is held yet rather how it is mounted with curves over the remainder of the shank.

The curves can include additional stature and cause the inside stone to seem bigger; they can likewise include a cost-setting aside style for less cash than including more jewels.

Pros of Cathedral Setting
  • Complements and features the middle stone
  • Offers an exceptional and eye-getting plan
  • Holds the middle stone safely
  • Includes tallness and character with insignificant cost
  • Can cause the middle stone to appear to be bigger and more conspicuous
Cons of Cathedral Setting
  • Can catch on garments, furniture, and different materials if high-set
  • Less smoothed out than different settings like a bezel setting
  • Requires additional time and exertion to clean because of the number of holes
  • As indicated by a few, the bent highlights can divert from the middle stone's excellence if inadequately structured


Setting jewels independently between vertical bars of metal is another approach to set valuable stones.

Bar settings are like channel settings, however, the thing that matters is that channel settings encase the jewel on all sides while the bar setting leaves the jewel uncovered on different sides, held set up by the metal bars that save the stones on the other different sides.

This setting can praise an inside stone or remain solitary for a great wedding ring or stackable ring. See the photograph beneath of a bar-set forever band.

Pros of a Bar Setting
  • Offers preferred permeability to jewels over a channel setting (because of less metal)
  • Capacities as a stackable ring, basic band, or one with a staggering focus stone
  • Safely holds stones set up with metal bars
  • Enhances shimmer as stones are more uncovered
Cons of a Bar Setting
  • Somewhat less secure than a channel setting
  • Resizing can be additionally testing or exorbitant
  • Since stones are less secured by metal, there is a marginally higher possibility of chipping


A flush setting, otherwise called a wanderer setting, sets the jewel into a boring opening in the band of the ring so the ring sits "flush" with the band of the ring.

At that point, the gem specialist pounds the metal around the precious stone to hold it set up. Since the gem specialist must sled in this bit of metal to hold the stone set up, this setting isn't reasonable for gentler stones, which could split simultaneously.

This sort of setting is a mainstream decision for wedding rings, particularly men's wedding rings, as the precious stone sits safely in the band of the ring and is along these lines profoundly shielded from chipping or dropping out. Like the bezel setting, this is one of the most defensive and solid wedding band styles and an extraordinary choice for individuals who work with their hands.

Pros of a Flush Setting
  • Manages dynamic wearers the most noteworthy security, particularly to the individuals who work with their hands
  • COffers a smooth, cleaned, straightforward look
  • Conveys true serenity, realizing the stone is exceptionally far-fetched to extricate or drop out
  • Gives huge assurance to jewels and different stones
  • Exceptionally useful and handy
Cons of a Flush Setting
  • Diminishes permeability of the stone
  • Limits the measure of light that goes through the stone (diminishing splendor and fire)
  • Less inclined to grab somebody's quick eye


The three-stone setting is a flexible setting that can be utilized for commitment, commemoration, or any event. The three stones, set intently together, are said to represent the couple's past, present, and future.

These stones can either be in no way different size or, as is frequently the situation, the inside stone is bigger than the two side stones. The most mainstream precious stone shapes for this setting are the round splendid cut and the princess cut.

It's conceivable to customize this setting with shaded side stones, for example, sapphires, rubies, emeralds (see photograph beneath), or different birthstones.

Pros of a Three Prong Setting
  • Expands on shimmer and splendor
  • Takes into consideration numerous bigger stones (counting ones of various hues)
  • Upgrades appearance of focus stone when combined appropriately with side stones
  • Gives chance to personalization and shading contrast
  • Can accomplish more prominent surface region of gemstone than a solitary setting
Cons of a Three Prong Setting
  • Requires more cleaning and upkeep than a solitary stone plan
  • At the point when combined inadequately, the two side stones can overwhelm or divert from the magnificence of the inside stone


A significant number of the collectible/vintage wedding band styles are intended to fit explicit timespans of jewelry design, for example, Art Deco, Edwardian and Victorian time styles. Frequently these rings highlight multifaceted detail work, for example, filigree and milgrain.

Filigree is a sort of sensitive metalwork that patches together minuscule metal globules or contorted strings of metal to the outside of the gem. Also, milgrain etching is a kind of adornment added to antique style rings to give them that "collectible" look of little bundles of metal enriching the sides of the band and the crown of the ring.

Look at the photograph beneath an antique style setting with small yellow gold milgrain embellishments around the bezel-set round splendid jewel and rehashed everywhere on over the shank.

Pros of a Vintage Setting
  • Emanates with a lot of character and appeal
  • Extraordinary and unpredictably fabricated
  • Upgrades the magnificence and noticeable quality of the middle stone when very much planned
  • Can be made to coordinate a timeframe or individual style inclination
Cons of a Vintage Setting
  • May require all the more cleaning and upkeep because of the perplexing structure and hole
  • Whenever planned inadequately, the setting may divert from the magnificence and shimmer of the stone
  • If picking an antique vintage setting—not the same as another ring of old fashioned plan—additional time will be expected to guarantee it is secure and all around kept up


A group setting "bunches" stones firmly together to resemble an enormous jewel. It can either contain a bigger focus stone or bunch together stones of equivalent size.

In the model underneath, this bunch setting gives the impression of a 1.5-carat place stone, which is far bigger than the genuine little community stone highlighted in this ring. James Allen currently has a line of bunch settings, called the "Regal Halo Collection."

Pros of a Cluster Setting
  • Presents as a bigger stone even though littler stones make up the surface zone and size
  • Accentuates an exceptional look with a lot of measurement and surface
  • Gives a lower cost choice than buying a huge focus stone
  • Can be made to frame an unmistakable shape
  • May supplement littler hands or fingers
Cons of a Cluster Setting
  • Regularly requires more work to clean and keep up, because of the number of stones and cleft
  • Littler stones have the chance of getting free and dropping out


Forever groups are not a specific sort of setting essentially; rather they are a style of band that is regularly utilized for ladies' wedding rings or other uncommon events, for example, commemorations, birthday events, and Valentine's Day.

These groups get their name from the "unceasing" nearness of jewels or different valuable stones that finish the whole band of the ring. Endlessness rings are accessible in a prong, channel, bezel, and flush settings.

Pros of an Eternity Band
  • Conveys a radiance that circles the whole finger
  • Adds character and zing to the elective basic or metal-just band
  • Matches well with different rings, including wedding bands and wedding rings
  • Accessible in a scope of styles, for example, bezel, and channel
  • Safely holds littler jewels
Cons of an Eternity Band
  • Can be troublesome or exorbitant to resize (and on occasion impractical)
  • Regularly requires routine cleaning of hole and stones to keep up the most extreme shimmer


Here's another term you may hear tossed around by gem specialists. The shank alludes to the band of the ring or the part that encloses your finger. Most shanks are round, yet there are additionally square formed shanks and other more inventive shapes.

A split-shank alludes to a ring wherein the shank parts into two separate shanks. See the model beneath this clear set split-shank band.

Pros of a Shank/Split-Shank Setting
  • Gives an exceptional, eye-catching appearance
  • Offers extra surface zone to include side stones and shimmer
  • Leads the eye toward the middle stone, making it more conspicuous and perceptible
  • Can be intended for either a cutting edge or great look
Cons of a Shank/Split-Shank Setting
  • Requires more cleaning than less complex settings
  • Less smoothed out the structure, making it not as handy for the individuals who accomplish dynamic work with their hands


Intended to represent never-ending love, an endlessness setting highlights an interesting, excellent plan with a "8"- molded example comprised of two interlinking groups. Together, these groups structure a boundlessness image, giving the ring an exquisite, agile appearance that underlines the middle jewel.

Much the same as different rings, Infinity wedding band settings arrive in an assortment of styles. Some are solitaire settings that join a lovely place jewel with an unadorned band, while others include pavé-set precious stones that casing and cause to notice the inside precious stone. Some boundlessness settings even consolidate these structures, for example, this "curve" wedding band, which highlights one plain, unadorned band and another with pavé-set jewels.

Pros of an Infinity Setting
  • Like a split-shank setting, an endlessness setting adds to a ring's surface territory and can assist it with standing apart from the group
  • Coordinates the eye towards the inside stone, giving it a conspicuous and obvious position
  • LHas a novel, fragile and delightful appearance that represents never-ending love
Cons of an Infinity Setting
  • Like other novel settings, a unendingness setting can require more cleaning than more straightforward settings
  • The less smoothed out plan of these settings implies they aren't the handiest decision for the individuals who work with their hands or have a profoundly dynamic way of life