These new Arris rings in our collection showcase two different styles of setting. On the left is an 18-carat rose gold ring castelle set with white diamonds, to the right is and 18-carat white gold ring pavé set with white diamonds. The two rings are carved by hand to create the undulating, sculptural forms characteristic of our Arris collection. Smooth, brushed-satin waves of 18-carat gold ripple around the finger, each ring is topped with a line of sparkling diamonds along the crest.
When seen close up the differences between the castelle diamond Arris ring and pavé diamond Arris ring can be seen clearly. Castelle or ‘castle’ setting is named for its distinctive scalloped effect, which looks similar to crenellated castle walls. You can see this in the rose gold ring below. In castelle setting diamonds are set at the edge of a surface and the metal beneath each diamond is cut away, leaving just the prongs which hold each stone in place. Castelle setting is ideal for delicate pieces of jewellery as it requires less metal.
Pavé setting, as seen in the ring below, is a technique designed for setting stones across surfaces – pavé is from the French word for paved. Diamonds are set into a surface with beads created at four points to hold the stone in place. A line is engraved around the stones to create a clean, crisp finish. When used on a piece like this the most apparent difference between pavé and castelle is the line of metal that remains on either side of the diamonds. Pavé setting has the advantage of providing more protection to stones but requires more metal than castelle, so cannot be used on such delicate pieces.
The castelle and pavé Arris wave rings are new to our collection and make an ideal dress ring or alternative wedding ring. Each of our Arris rings is unique so we have a continually-evolving selection on display. Come in to see our current pieces or browse online to see more carved rings from our collection and commissions.
View more Arris hand-carved rings from our collection
- RingsThis hand-carved rose gold cocktail ring pairs a beautiful deep green tourmaline with white diamonds. The fancy cut tourmaline is a blue-green colour, which looks especially vibrant against the warm tones of 18 carat rose gold. The sculptural rose gold cocktail ring has been hand carved to fit the stone and is a one-of-a-kind piece. Brightly polished surfaces beneath the green tourmaline highlight its colour and contrast with the sleek, brushed outer surfaces of the ring. The green tourmaline is surrounded by a wide rose gold bezel. Two white diamonds set into the bezel provide a bit of sparkle. This large statement cocktail ring is made by hand to the highest standard.£7,150.00
- RingsHand-carved platinum and purple sapphire cocktail ring. This cocktail ring is one-of-a-kind; designed to accommodate a remarkable 1.39 carat trillion purple sapphire. The stone's vivid, deep purple colour pops against cool white platinum. The outer surfaces of the cocktail ring are brushed to a satin finish, which emphasises the sculptural curves of the ring. A contrasting brightly polished channel beneath the sapphire reflects light up to enhance the stone's colour.£3,600.00
- RingsA gracefully curved, hand carved cocktail ring set with mint green tourmaline and diamonds. The 6.36 carat mint tourmaline is a delicate shade of mint green which is beautifully complimented by brushed 18 carat rose gold. Three diamonds are set down one shoulder in a polished channel which contrasts with the soft satin finish of the rose gold ring. This mint green tourmaline and rose gold ring features a partly open bezel which allows light into the stone. Mirror polished surfaces beneath the stone reflect and enhance its colour. With graceful proportions and fluid curves this cocktail ring is a modern statement piece that will lend effortless elegance.£4,800.00
- ArchiveRose gold is paired with a beautiful radiant orange mandarin garnet in this hand carved ring. The gemstone is trillion cut and displays the incomparable brilliance and colour that mandarin garnet is prized for. A mandarin garnet of this quality is rare and its cut and colour make this gemstone one-of-a-kind. The Mandarin Garnet is set in a rose gold ring which has been hand carved to fit the stone. Brightly polished surfaces beneath the garnet highlight its bright orange colour and contrast with the sleek, brushed outer surfaces of the rose gold and mandarin garnet ring. This exceptional cocktail ring is a sophisticated statement piece of jewellery, made by hand to the highest standard.£2,800.00