Engagement Rings at
"Halos of round white topaz and amethysts catch the light and reflect it on pear-shaped center amethyst, creating a dazzling display of purple light across these stud earrings."
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.