Shortly after picking out a beautiful 1.5 carat round-cut diamond, it's time to design an engagement mounting worthy of the stone.
Some basic variations are created to easily visualize how the diamond relates to a ring size of 4¾. These computer-designed models can be viewed from any and all angles.
Once a design is picked out, details are refined.
A computer-generated image is rendered in white gold for final approval.
The design makes it's debut into the physical world when a casting model is created. This model is excrutiatingly accurate to the design.
An 18k white gold ring emerges from the casting process. There's plenty of work left to be done including trimming away casting sprues, setting the stones, and finishing the ring surfaces.
A completed custom-made engagement ring with a bezel setting fitted exactly to the diamond.