Designing a Ring
Ever wonder what you should look out for when deciding on a ring? Here are some key things to keep in mind!
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Easily one of the most important element in designing a ring. For rings, a setting is the metal base that holds the gem and other decorative elements crafted into the ring. A setting supports and secures the gem while adding decorative appeal to the ring. There are various styles of setting, among them are Bezel, Prong, Tension, Gypsy (Flush), French, Channel, Pave (Bead) and Wrap.
Each metal has its own pros and cons in terms of pricing, durability and perceived beauty. The metals such as Yellow Gold, White Gold, Rose Gold, Platinum, Sterling Silver, Titanium and Two Tone.
The band is the part of the ring that wraps around the finger. The overall design of the ring relies on the width, style and shape of the band. Some band styles are the classic wide band, the more delicate twisted band, and the graceful split shank.
Knowing and understanding the lifestyle of the wearer is an important factor. Think about how often the ring will be worn, how active the wearer is and how willing will they be to care for their jewelry. The lifestyle is most important for deciding on the ring setting and the band style.
"Sharing is caring", by Ivy Teong, Chief Designer, Juwelen Design. She is also the author for juwelendesign.blogspot.my or ivyteong.blogspot.com