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A Guide to Different Jewelry Settings and Their Meanings

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When it comes to choosing the perfect piece of jewelry, the setting plays a pivotal role in not just holding the gem but also defining its character. Each setting is a work of art, a language that speaks volumes about the wearer's style and sentiment. Let's embark on a journey through the enchanting realm of jewelry settings, exploring the meanings they carry and the allure they bring.

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Prong Setting: Elegance in Simplicity

Meaning: Timeless Love

The prong setting is a classic, characterized by small metal claws that grip the gemstone delicately. It allows maximum light exposure, enhancing the brilliance of the stone. Symbolizing eternal love, prong-set rings are perfect for those who appreciate the beauty of simplicity and enduring romance.

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Above: Big Oval Swan

Bezel Setting: Modern Sophistication

Meaning: Protection and Security

A sleek and contemporary choice, the bezel setting encircles the gem with a metal rim, holding it securely in place. Beyond its chic appearance, the bezel setting represents protection and commitment—a shield for the precious gem. It's an ideal choice for those who seek a modern touch with a touch of assurance.

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Above: our stunning Signature Bezel & Baby Blue Aquamarine

Pave Setting: Allure of Sparkles

Meaning: Celebration and Glamour

In a pave setting, small diamonds are set close together, covering the surface like a glittering carpet. This setting signifies celebration and glamour, capturing the essence of a star-studded night. Ideal for those who love to make a statement, pave settings are a dazzling display of sophistication and jubilance.

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Above: a timeless classic, The Swan & Pave

Halo Setting: Radiant Splendor

Meaning: Eternal Devotion

A halo setting involves encircling the center stone with a halo of smaller gems. This design radiates splendor and magnifies the brilliance of the central gem. Reflecting eternal devotion, halo-set rings are perfect for those who want their love to shine brightly, captivating all who behold it.

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Above: Double Halo Swan

Toi et Moi Setting: Symbolic Unity

Meaning: Interconnected Souls

Toi et Moi, or "You and Me" settings, feature two stones representing the union of two souls. This setting is a poetic expression of love, where two distinct gems come together in harmony, symbolizing the unique connection between individuals.

Read more about Toi et Moi rings here!

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Check out our one-of-a-kind Toi et Moi rings here!

Wishbone Ring: Hope and Harmony

Meaning: Wishes and Dreams

The wishbone setting, with its split band resembling a wishbone, is a symbol of hope and harmony. This unique design encourages a sense of unity and the pursuit of shared dreams. It's an ideal choice for those who believe in the power of wishes and the magic of togetherness.

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We have taken the classic wishbone-ring design and made it into one of our signature rings! This classic is beautiful on its own, but is the perfect ring for stacking. Take a look at them here!

Three Stone Ring: Past, Present, Future

Meaning: Timeless Commitment

The three stone setting represents the past, present, and future of a relationship. Each stone symbolizes a different phase, creating a meaningful narrative of enduring commitment. It's a choice for those who cherish the journey and milestones in a relationship.

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Check out some of our stunning three stone rings here!

Conclusion: Choosing Your Narrative

In the world of jewelry, the setting is more than a technical detail—it's a narrative. Whether you lean towards the timeless allure of prongs, the modern sophistication of bezels, or the the beauty of a three stone setting, each choice tells a story. Let your jewelry be a reflection of your personality, capturing the essence of your unique journey.

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Embrace the artistry of jewelry settings, and let your adornments speak a language of love, celebration, and individuality. After all, in the realm of fine jewelry, every setting is a masterpiece waiting to tell your story.


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