Ring Settings

  • Choosing a Diamond Ring Setting

    Choosing a Diamond Ring Setting

    Lifestyle, design preferences, and cost are key considerations when choosing a ring setting. If lifestyle involves interaction with fine fabrics, children, or rough sports, certain settings will be more appropriate than others.

  • Gold: 24 Karat or 999

    Gold: 24 Karat or 999

    Pure 24-karat gold is too soft and not strong enough to use for jewelry.  Jewelers use different alloys, combining gold with other metals to give it more durability. When choosing the metal for your ring setting beauty, diamond color grade, as well as health considerations can be important.

  • Hallmarks: What’s Engraved Inside My Ring?

    Hallmarks: What’s Engraved Inside My Ring?

    What are hallmarks? What is engraved inside a ring band? Look inside your ring and learn a little about when, where, and by whom it was made, plus the amount of precious metal content used.

  • Palladium as a Ring Setting Metal

    Palladium as a Ring Setting Metal

    All that glitters is not gold. Have you heard of palladium? Learn what palladium is, and why is it becoming the fourth most popular option in ring setting metals.