Jewelry Remount Services:
If you are looking for remount settings for your diamond rings, you have many
options. You can find a variety of ways to save your original engagement ring or
incorporate it into another ring for an anniversary or wedding set. Whether you
want a remount setting similar to your original setting or require a new design,
you can find one that works for most remount situations. We also have the option
of making you a custom ring design. Here are a few sample of remount styles.
Why Remount your Ring?
Remounting a diamond ring is a great way to preserve a special ring or
sentimental diamond. People remount diamond
rings for a variety of reasons from preserving the sentimental
value of their ring to custom designs for an original look. Some of the reasons
for remounting a diamond ring include:
- Repairs: Repair is the most common reason for remounting a diamond
ring. Over the years, the setting and band may wear out. A worn setting may
cause a diamond to loosen or fall out. Sometimes a prong on a setting may
break. Remounting the diamond can save the original ring.
- Merging two rings: Some people like to merge a family heirloom,
such as a mother's engagement ring, with another diamond ring to create an
original piece of jewelry.
- Update a design: A number of people want to update the look of
their engagement ring or preserve their original diamond in a new ring
types of Remount Settings
A setting is another term for the mounting that attaches the diamond to
the ring band. You have a number of options for remounting a diamond ring. Most
types of settings work for remounts of the same mounting. Remount settings for diamond
- Prong setting: Classic prong settings is still one of the most
popular mountings for engagement rings. Individual metal claws or prongs
extend from the ring base and hold the diamond in place. This setting is
often requested in a ring remounting or repair because prongs may loosen.
ware or break over time.
- Invisible setting: The popular modern invisible settings shows off
diamonds without visible prongs or bars. A metal cup, attached to the band,
holds the diamond in place without any metal obscuring the face of the
- Bezel setting: A bezel setting is a metal band that wraps around a
diamond to hold it in place. Bezel mountings can make a diamond look larger.
- Channel setting: Most anniversary rings that feature multiple
gemstones such as eternity rings involve channel settings. Diamonds are
inserted in a channel in the ring band that holds the gemstones in place.
- Flush setting: In a flush setting, the diamond rests in a hole that
blends in with the rest of the band. This mounting resembles a bezel setting
but without any metal wrapping around the face of the diamond.
- Cluster setting: Cluster settings allow multiple diamonds or
gemstones to be set in a specific design
pattern such a heart, grapes etc.
If you do not plan to wear a ring and simply want to display it as a part
of an antique collection, you may not want to change much of the original
setting or band. However, if you plan to wear the antique ring, you want the
ring to be durable, and your diamond securely held which may require remounting
and possibly additional work.