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basket vs prong and cathedral settings

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calgary

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is a 4 prong basket setting safer for the stone than a 4 prong blade (ie a four prong version of the traditional tiffany design) setting?

is a cathedral setting safer for the stone than a traditional solitaire?

should a cathedral setting physically join with the mid-line ring on a basket setting?

thanks for the help!

ps: i am trying to set a 2 carat + square proportioned radiant
 

kim

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Well, both setting's are safe, but personally I would go with the "Basket Setting" because it lets more light into the stone wich means it will sparkle more! Wow - a 2ct rock! I hope that your doing it in white Gold!! Good luck
 
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