This tension ring has been made by hand in a solid silver round section band highlighted with yellow gold shoulders.
The sterling silver and 9 carat gold contrast in a subtle way, and enhance the colour of the gemstone.
With a tension set ring, the gemstone is suspended between the two ends of the ring shank, and held under pressure
Invisibly held gemstones have their own appeal to people who like their jewellery minimalistic and uncluttered, but still pronounced, and tension set jewels fill this requirement.
Tension setting by hand is a very specialized technique, and is not by any means an easy way of setting a gem. That said, the effort in making in this style is rewarded by the beauty of being able to see the stone from every angle, and through which light can pass.
I make these rings with a wide choice of gemstones, and I'm happy to accept requests for more unusual pieces. I would be more than delighted to receive your enquiries.
The ring is available in all ring sizes, and there is a ring size conversion chart included within the image section.