The prong setting is, and has always been, the most classic, and popular, ring setting. Most prong settings present four or six prongs, depending on the size of the diamond, however there are 3 and 8 prong settings available too. The allure of this setting is that it allows you to utilize a minimum amount of metal in order to secure, and showcase, your diamond with the maximum amount of brilliance able to shine through. This setting is perfect for the traditional woman looking for classic simplicity. Find your perfect vintage prong set diamond engagement ring within our vast collection.
The prong setting raises your diamond higher allowing it to be more noticeable, or prominent. The uncomplicated, and timeless, appearance of the prongs, along with the simplicity of maintenance makes this an ideal type of setting for anyone who values sophistication.
- Tiffany Setting. During the Victorian era, the late 1800's, Louis Tiffany discovered the 6 prong setting which raised the diamond above the band which made it appear bigger, almost as if it was ‘floating’ above the metal.
- Secure Settings. Depending on the size, style and shape of the diamond, there are 4, 6, or even 8 prongs available to help keep the diamond secure.
- Lustrous Metal. Platinum was the most common metal used in the Art Deco era, symbolizing modernity and progress. The lustrous tone of this metal draws out the radiance and sparkle from diamonds.
- Exceptional Appearance. The prong setting accentuates your diamond whether it is a round brilliant cut or a fancy shape diamond due to the height, the maximum amount of light is able to shine through the diamond.
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The open nature of the prong setting makes this the ideal choice if you are looking to have your diamond be the focal point of your engagement ring. Prong set rings will always be popular, they will never go out of style. If you are searching for a classic sophisticated setting, easy to maintain, and will always showcase your diamonds brilliancy, look no further than a prong set engagement ring.