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

Edwardian Diamond and Emerald Ring with Basket Setting.
Basket MOunt
Bead-Set Diamond Pave Dome Ring.
Bead Set
Russian Victorian-Style Diamond Belcher Ring.
Belcher Mount
Victorian Bezel-Set Opal and Pearl Ring.
Bezel Set
Channel-Set French-Cut Diamond Band.
Channel Set
Vintage Engagement Ring with Claw-Set Sapphire.
Claw Set
Closed Back
Closed Back
Edwardian Diamond Ring with Millegrained Collet.
Collet Set
Edwardian Ring with Coronet-Set Diamonds and Burma Ruby.
Crown Setting.
Crown Set
Flush Mounted Diamonds.
Flush Mount
Gypsy Set Diamond Ring.
Gypsy Set
Illusion Set Diamond Engagement Ring, Mid-Century.
Illusion Set
Invisibly Set
Invisibly Set
Pave Diamond Earrings.
Pave Set
Prong Set
Prong Set
Retro Star-Set Diamond and Yellow Gold Band.
Star SEt
Tube-Set Diamond in a Vintage French Ring.
Tube Set
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