you are looking for remount settings for your diamond rings, you have many
options. You can find a variety of ways to save your original engagement ring or
incorporate it into another ring for an anniversary or wedding set. Whether you
want a remount setting similar to your original setting or require a new design,
you can find one that works for most remount situations. We also have the option
of making you a custom ring design.
Why Remount your Ring?
Remounting a diamond ring is a great way to
preserve a special ring or sentimental diamond. People remount diamond
rings for a variety of reasons from preserving the sentimental
value of their ring to custom designs for an original look. Some of the reasons
for remounting a diamond ring include:
Repair is the most common reason for remounting a diamond ring. Over the
years, the setting and band may wear out. A worn setting may cause a diamond
to loosen or fall out. Sometimes a prong on a setting may break. Remounting
the diamond can save the original ring.
- Merging two rings:
Some people like to merge a family heirloom, such as a mother's engagement
ring, with another diamond ring to create an original piece of jewelry.
- Update a design:
A number of people want to update the look of their engagement ring or
preserve their original diamond in a new ring design.
Different types of Remount
A setting is another term for the mounting
that attaches the diamond to the ring band. You have a number of options for
remounting a diamond ring. Most types of settings work for remounts of the same
mounting. Remount settings for diamond
- Prong setting:
Classic prong settings is still one of the most popular mountings for
engagement rings. Individual metal claws or prongs extend from the
ring base and hold the diamond in place. This setting is often requested in
a ring remounting or repair because prongs may loosen. ware or break over
- Invisible setting:
The popular modern invisible settings shows off diamonds without visible
prongs or bars. A metal cup, attached to the band, holds the diamond in
place without any metal obscuring the face of the diamond.
- Bezel setting: A
bezel setting is a metal band that wraps around a diamond to hold it in
place. Bezel mountings can make a diamond look larger.
- Channel setting:
Most anniversary rings that feature multiple gemstones such as eternity
rings involve channel settings. Diamonds are inserted in a channel in the
ring band that holds the gemstones in place.
- Flush setting:
In a flush setting, the diamond rests in a hole that blends in with the rest
of the band. This mounting resembles a bezel setting but without any metal
wrapping around the face of the diamond.
- Cluster setting:
Cluster settings allow multiple diamonds or gemstones to be set in a
pattern such a heart, grapes etc.
If you do not plan to wear a ring and simply
want to display it as a part of an antique collection, you may not want to
change much of the original setting or band. However, if you plan to wear the
antique ring, you want the ring to be durable, and your diamond securely held
which may require remounting and possibly additional work.
For walk up service
in the Phoenix metro area:
features jewelers on duty for your repairs
and remounts wile you shop
or even as you wait. They offer the best repair warranties in the
year for all repairs and 5 years for laser repairs. Stop by and ask for
your restoration or laser repair to be done by Sam (master jeweler
specialized in laser repairs and restorations).
Springs Mall |
requesting estimate or questions:
Sam (master jeweler specialized in
laser repairs and restorations)
trough email for a price quote. Please include a picture (if
possible) with a description of
the item and the needed repairs. If work is accepted we will provide you
with a shipping address. (we keep
mailing address confidential for security purposes)
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