Prong setting is one of the most popular design for diamond rings and they make a major chunk of rings that are sold. A less popular design relatively, but classy looking nonetheless, is a bezel setting ring. This article tries to answer some of the pertinent questions – what bezel setting is, is it right for you, how much does it cost, etc.
What is Bezel Setting?
Bezel setting is where the stone is completely held by the metal in place. In prong setting, you generally see that the stone is mounted as a crown by the ring. In Bezel setting, the stone is fit into the metal setting.
Should You Get a Bezel Setting Rings?
Getting rings, especially for occasions like engagement, is an extremely personal choice. However, it is important to understand if the one made is a right choice to buy considering you will wear it, or keep it for a lifetime.
Pros of a Bezel Setting Ring
Since the stone is fit into the metal and held closer in a bezel ring, it is bound to be safer from any wear and tear. This is especially suitable for people who may worry about accidents to the ring if worn daily
Gives a Big Stone Ring Look
Because the way they are set into the metal of the ring, bezel setting rings give a perception of being bigger stones than they actually are.
Cons of Bezel Setting
Visibility of sparkle
Since the stones are set in the metal, they might not show the same sparkle as the ones that are set a bit high.
Bezel setting rings require more workmanship and metal. Hence they tend to be more expensive.
Vai Ra’s Best Selling Bezel Setting Rings
The Blake Ring
This simple yet elegant looking round cut three-stone ring is the one made for the minimalist in you. Flaunt this beauty either in gold or sterling silver. Price starts from Rs 4365 for a sterling silver ring. Buy it here.
The Hecate Ring
This beautiful vintage ring in princess cut stone with bezel setting is sure to turn heads. Available in gold and sterling silver starting from Rs 9,437. Buy it here.
The Nona Ring
This stunning three-stone ring comes with cushion cut stones in bezel setting. Available in gold and sterling silver from Rs 18,758. Buy it here.
The Oakley Ring
A classic halo ring, this comes with one stone in princess cut. Available in gold and sterling silver starting from Rs 11,891. Buy it here.
The Phanes Ring
An absolutely gorgeous ring, this is a pear cut halo ring that gives away a regal look. Available in gold and sterling silver starting from Rs 18,725. Buy it here.
The Ceres Ring
This elegant piece with a 2 ct cushion cut stone set in bezel is an exquisitely made solitaire ring. Available in gold and sterling silver starting from Rs 24,255. Buy it here.
The Diana Ring
This vintage ring with emerald cut stone at the center exudes royalty and is quite a stunning ring. Available in gold and sterling silver starting from Rs 20,541. Buy it here.