Illusion Setting

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A .30 Carat Transitional Round Brilliant-Cut Diamond Sparkles in this Illusion Style Engagement Ring from the Mid-Century.
Image Courtesy of Lang Antiques.


An illusion setting is a prong setting designed to make a diamond look bigger than it actually is. This is accomplished by a ring of metal surrounding the girdle of the diamond that is often bright cut. This ring diffuses the outline of the stone causing it to look larger.

Lang Antiques
Lang Antiques