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A Casual Yet Elegant Look

Diamond pendants are a simple way to add sparkle to your jewelry collection and they don’t have to cost a fortune to look fabulous. There are several types of diamond settings used for pendants but the prong setting and the bezel setting are the most popular.

Bezel Setting: A Definition

As you can see in the image on the left, the bezel setting forms a ring or circle around your diamond. It doesn’t have to be a circle though, as shown with a round brilliant cut diamond. The bezel can be made to fit many different diamond shapes.

The bezel features a collar or rim of precious metal, usually gold or platinum. A special tool is used to bend the metal over the diamond to hold it in place. This is easy to see in the side view. The collar is highly polished and usually flush with the diamond giving it a sleek appearance.

One of the main advantages of this setting include a larger appearance and protection. First, the overall look of a bezel set pendant is often larger than the diamond because of the metal frame. Second, the bezel setting is known to be one of the safer options. The rim, when properly crafted, can hold the diamond quite securely, since it completely surrounds the diamond.

The pendant as shown in the diagram: Round Brilliant Cut Diamond Pendant Sliding Bale Bezel-Set
To view other similar pendants, visit: Diamond Solitaire Pendants and for the full collection: Diamond Pendants

A Designer’s View

Stefano Nicoletti is a 3rd generation jewelry designer. As Mazal Diamond’s Creative Director he designs all of the company’s jewelry and oversees production in our factory. Here are some of his thoughts on what is considered the classic diamond solitaire pendant.

“The bezel setting is a perfect choice for solitaire diamond pendants for many reasons. First and foremost, it can make the diamond look larger, ” says Stefano. “The bezel setting will surround the diamond with metal, giving it a casual yet elegant look.”

“It’s very important that the bezel setting is done properly however. The metal should not cover the stone unnecessarily. That would prevent light from entering the diamond table and in turn would lower the brilliance of the stone and make it look smaller than it really is.”

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