When you are sure that you have found the love of your life, the next thing to do is to choose the perfect diamond ring and propose her. The step that comes in between these two deserves a lot of attention though. Although there are a lot of things to consider when buying a diamond engagement ring, its setting is the most important factor that could enhance the beauty and brilliance of a diamond or do the opposite.
It is not about simply holding the stone, but also augmenting the complete look of the engagement ring. Therefore, you need to select a diamond ring setting bearing in mind the personality and tastes of your ladylove. Below are three of the most popular options you can consider.
The Solitaire Ring Setting
This one is a classic engagement ring setting that draws the eyes of the viewer directly to the center stone. It is very simple and there is nothing that could distract the sparkle of the diamond. Note that the diamond in the ring here can be set with prongs or embedded on the metal band. When using prongs, the metal claws keep the center diamond in its place and give maximum exposure to the diamond centerpiece. You could use either a 4 prong setting or a 6 prong ring setting as per your liking as well.
The Three Stone Ring Setting
Three stone ring setting just like its name suggests; it consists of three stones. In this beautiful setting, two side stones flank the center diamond. The side stones that are used are generally sapphires, rubies, or colored diamonds. The most impressive thing about this setting is that the side stones perfectly blend with center stone creating a sparkly effect. In this setting, the smaller the side stones are, the larger the center diamond would appear.
The Pavé Ring Setting
The pavé ring setting features small diamonds that could be seen paved along the ring metal. These little diamonds are arranged next to each other in order to give the viewer an impression that the ring setting is made using diamonds. The diamonds in the pave setting are placed inside small metal holes in the ring and are secured with the help of mini prongs. This would assuredly add an extra sparkle to the ring. However, the disadvantage here is that the mini diamonds arranged along its sides could slightly distract the sparkle of the center diamond.