Engagement Rings at
"A pair of glossy Freshwater pearls hang from staggered lengths of sterling silver, creating a lustrous, layered look."
An engagement ring is essentially composed of two parts, a head and a shank. The center stone is held in place by prongs or a bezel.
Fine jewelry settings are created from precious metals. This article addresses some important information about gold, white gold, rhodium plating and nickel allergies, as well as covering fine distinctions between common platinum alloys.