The bezel setting, also known as a rub over setting in diamond rings, is one of the most secure ways to wear a precious stone. Simply put, a bezel setting is little metal cup that surrounds the edge of a stone while the rim of the metal cup holds the stone in place. The setting is soldered into place on the rest of the piece.
Removing a ring from a swollen finger doesn’t need to be painful and frustrating. Here are a few tricks for sliding off a stubborn ring.
I. The Twisting Method: (This is the best method to use when you're trying on a ring in a store and--opps!--it's stuck. We've all been there.)
1. Place your index finger and thumb on opposite sides of the ring.
2. Gently twist back and forth
If you celebrated your birthday this month, you're probably aware that your birthstone is the majestic pearl (and Happy Birthday, to you!). Ancient people esteemed pearls for their beauty and rarity--and although we mostly rely on cultured pearls these days, their special magic endures. Pearls may be found in a variety of shades, but we often associate white with pearls.