The place on jewelry, or the finding where a gem can be attached by one of several means, usually involving gripping the girdle of the stone. Setting also refers to the method or technique by which the stone is secured. The various setting methods were/are dependent on the technology available at the time the setting was made and the shape of the stone itself.

Stone Setting

Basket Mount

Channel Set


Illusion Set

Bead Set

Claw Set

Crown Set

Invisibly Set

Tube Set

Bezel Set

Closed Back

Flush Mount

Pavé Set

Star Set

Belcher Mount

Collet Set

Gypsy Set

Prong Set