- 8 years ago
Mine is six prong. It looks hexagonal rather than square from a distance.
My solitaire is held together with a 6-prong setting. No complaints.
Mine is a 4 prong, I prefer a square looking diamond but I wanted a round brilliant cut so the 4 prong setting makes my diamond look square but I was able to get the round cut I wanted 🙂
I have a 6 prong. My fI knows I do a lot with my hands at work and I’m not the most gentle person on my jewelry (though I’m trying to be better!) I love it its sill crazy sparkly and I love how it keeps the round shape.
I prefer the look of 4 prongs, as I like to see as much of the stone as possible. And while the prongs are more noticeable up close, mine kind of disappear at any distance and I never think it looks square instead of round. Ultimately, there are well done settings with either option, and both can be equally beautiful, IMO.
I think your ring looks good with four prongs. I prefer 6 prongs. If a four pronged ring prong breaks…the stone gets loose and lost. If a prong on a 6 pronged ring breaks…the stone is loose but stays put. Also..some shapes look better with four prongs. Like cushion cut…radiant cut or princess cut. Here is my six pronged beauty!
Mine is a 6. The jeweler told my FH it would be more secure and over 1 CT they always recommend.
I have 4 split prongs and I don’t think it looks squareish. But i love 6 prong settings too, can’t go wrong with either in my opinion!
I have a 4 prong .64 ct solitaire and I have knocked it loose once by smashing my hand on a doorway. I noticed it right away and put it away to make sure the stone didn’t fall out. I can def see why a six prong would be more secure. I am a bit of a klutz.
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