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The channel setting

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Channel ring settings

There are so many things to learn about ring settings. Today we are looking at details about the channel setting design and why this style semi-mount makes a fantastic choice for an engagement ring.

The channel setting consists of two borders made of fine gold with diamond accents set perfectly in between two walls creating a solid single row pattern. Both sides of metal hold stones in place with a secure platform that helps stone colors sparkle and display a captivating look.


The channel setting gained its popularity within this past decade using a classic frame as its signature. Channel rows display straight lines embracing elegant styles and showing off a diamond rings reflective shine.


Small brilliant diamonds and princess cut diamonds are used for channel settings, however princess cut gems are known to accomplish an encrusted look that eliminates spaces between stones and metal borders. If you choose princes cut stones to be set in a channel layout consider finding the opposite shape center stone to contrast your rings over all look.

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You can find a brilliant round center stone to go with a 4-prong channel designed semi-mount. This type of setting is also considered a timeless and artistic style in the diamond world. It shares a few similarities with solid row diamond jewelry like tennis bracelets and eternity bands.

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Although most ring settings look very similar the channel setting can be very distinctive through its elegant pattern. All gems are adjacent to each other and share the same size.

Thankfully LeZari & Co. has fantastic options to choose from for those who favor the channel setting. The channel engagement ring setting is not limited to single rows and straight lines; the channel can also be shaped into to a curved twist shank ring design.

Channel set engagement rings

Look through the following options to see what kind of engagement piece we can help you create. To find more setting styles and semi-mounts browse through LeZari & Co. ‘s Engagement ring collection. (Link name to ring section)



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