4 vs 6 prong basket setting for oval

posted 2 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
1645 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: Shreveport, LA

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Swimstuff: the basket will add additional security, at least I feel it does for my stone. Definitely go with the 4 since her hands are so small too! Congrats and good luck 


Post # 17
247 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2019

2.01 carat in a 4 prong cathedral setting. I feel like it’s very secure 

Post # 18
4109 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2019 - Canada

I have a 4 prong (cushion) with a basket type setting. Mine is super secure. If the stone wiggles, its too loose. Go with 14K and you shouldn’t have issues with prongs breaking. 

Post # 19
765 posts
Busy bee

I have 4 prong setting on an oval just under 2 ct set in 18K white gold. It’s secure though I do freak out about it sometimes. My only issue with my ring is that my setting is very high. I feel like a lower setting feels more secure. 

Post # 21
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zzar45 :  do you have any photos of your ring please?

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