Choosing an engagement ring setting is not an easy task. With all of the options available the decision is one that often becomes quite overwhelming. Knowing the options available and the types of ring setting that exist is half the battle. Once you are familiar with the options and choices that are available the tricky part is finding one that will be perfect for your soon to be fiance. Below is an outline of basic engagement ring settings and will help guide you along the way in choosing the best option for your best friend.
If you are looking
into something classic that is ageless and has been around the longest
there is no better option than the solitaire setting. Solitaire engagement rings
are traditional and are simple. The setting does not take anything
away from the beauty of the center diamond. When you have spent time
selecting the perfect diamond and find it flawless in every way this
setting will be the perfect addition. It will allow the center diamond
to be the focal point.
Adding side stones to a classic solitaire
engagement ring setting takes the setting up a notch. Side stones add a
bit of sparkle and extra glamor. Most often the side stones are
diamonds however don’t feel limited by what is the usual. This is a
unique and special piece of jewelry that you will only offer to one
person. Make decisions based on what you know she will love.
option that has become increasingly popular is the three stoned
engagement ring setting. The stones are said to represent the past,
present and future of your relationship. This is a sure way to get
tears when working the reasons you choose this setting into the
proposal. What women doesn’t melt when you talk about the wonderful
past you have had filled with countless memories, the time now you are
accruing new memories and all the future times you will have if she says
A tension engagement ring setting is for the trend setting
bride. This setting holds the stone in place without using prongs. The
stone is held in place by creating tension between the stone and
metal. This type of setting is mostly seen in custom jewelry pieces.
Channel engagement ring settings
are perfect for women who like the look of a band and not simply a
diamond. This type of setting appears to have a channel dug into the
band where stones are placed on either side of the main diamond. This
is a great option for athletic, active women in that the ring is simple
on the bottom. This alleviates the extra worry about stones becoming
You can see there are so many different options in
engagement ring settings. By doing a little outside research and by
listening to the hints your love is giving you the ring you choose will
most likely be an obvious choice. Choose something that is not only
elegant and will take her breath away but also takes into consideration
her comfort and lifestyle.