Bezel setting is one of the most commonly used settings when it comes to mounting a single, large gemstone. It is one of the oldest used gemstone settings which keeps any gemstone secure along with giving a unique appeal to the jewelry. Let us know more about this setting and about the factors that make it unique.
What is Bezel Setting?
Bezel setting is essentially a metal rim that encloses a gemstone’s side and circumferences around the gem thereby keeping it secure. There are two types of Bezel setting - half in which metal rim covers just the portion of the gemstone and full bezel setting in which the entire gem is encircled by a rim.
Why is this setting unique?
The Bezel setting is one of its kinds being a timeless and secure setting. Bezel set jewelry makes for an apt jewelry for those who have an active lifestyle. Being highly protective of the gemstone, this setting is used for gems that are comparatively softer such as Opal, Turquoise etc and can be scratched easily. Also, Bezel setting renders an immensely attractive appeal to any precious and exquisitely designed gem.
How to care for your Bezel set jewelry?
A bezel jewel needs constant care as dust tends to accumulate between the crevices making the jewelry lose its luster. It can be cleaned using a mild detergent and warm water followed by scrubbing the stone with a brush and then patting it dry with a soft cloth.
So if you are someone who is not so careful with her jewelry, especially rings, then you must opt for jewels designed in bezel setting. Bezel set jewelry is tough, unique and beautiful at the same time and is a must-have in your closet.