A bold choice: Bezel set rings

A bold choice: Bezel set rings

Looking for an uncommon ring setting? We’ve got the perfect one. The bezel setting is an uncommon choice, and offers a highly unique look.

This setting has been around for decades, and is actually one of the oldest in the history of jewellery design. Poppy Delevigne and Mary-Kate Olsen have rocked this look.

Also known as the Rubover, this setting gives off an Art Deco aesthetic perfect for a bold bride. Here’s what you need to know.

A bezel setting features diamonds that are completely or partially encircled by a thin border of a precious metal holding it in place. The surface of the ring is thus smooth. Also called a tube setting, it helps to accentuate the diamond and offers a contemporary look. This setting works best with round stones, but can be used on any shape from pear to heart.

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This beautiful diamond belonged to my friend’s mother, and she had me reset it for her in a simple 14k bezel setting on a slim hammered band to wear as her own wedding ring. She’s picking it up this weekend, and I can’t wait for her to see it in person! ♥️ . . . . . . . . #crowdesignstudio #silversmith #sterlingsilver #sterlingsilverjewelry #jewelryartist #metalwork #silverjewelry #handmadejewelry #bezelsetting #instasmithy #riojeweler #shopsmallfortworth #shopsmall #ladysmith #instasmith #instajewelry #jewelryaddict #supporthandmade #opthandmade #fortworthart #fortworthartist #artjewelry #jewelryart #jewelry #oneofakindjewelry #gemstone #customjewelry #alternativebridal #diamondsolitaire

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Because the stone is held securely in place, this setting is highly durable and protects the diamond very well. This is perfect for fragile stones. It also prevents anything snagging on the stone or knocking it, making it perfect for a wearer with an active lifestyle.

However, this setting conceals a large part of the stone. It can also be the more expensive option because it requires much more precious metal and is more labour intensive.

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