Claw Setting

Claw Setting

Claw Setting Claw setting is accomplished by cutting prongs into or soldering them to the outside of a collet or bezel. The stone sits on a metal band soldered inside the bezel and the prongs are pressed over the crown facets to keep the stone in place....
Collet Setting

Collet Setting

Collet Setting A Collet setting is designed as a ring or rim of metal, rising perpendicular to the surface of the item and designed to encircle the girdle of a gemstone. The upper edge of the collet is pressed over onto the crown of the stone thereby securing the gem...
Coronet Setting

Coronet Setting

Coronet Setting A coronet setting is a circular setting with high prongs that gets its name from its resemblance to a crown. Created to secure the stone, these settings are sawn to form a crown and incised to hold the girdle of the stone with the...