Pavé translates as a paving-stone setting. In this technique many small stones are set very close together in order to cover an entire piece, concealing the metal.
setting (PAH-VEY) is an enchanting choice for engagement and wedding rings. For a distinct and glamorous look, a large center stone is usually complimented with smaller diamonds.
Pavé-set: Pavé, French for "pavement", is a technique whereby the surface of the jewelry is covered, or paved, with stones.
: From the French term for "pavement" or "cobblestone", means a large field of small stones set very close together to create a "wall-to-wall" paved effect.
When the surface of a ring appears to be covered with tiny diamonds, the technique is called Pavé which means paved. It's an apt name because the surface looks a bit like a very pretty street paved with cobblestones.
A setting technique for small diamonds in which the stones are set so closely together that no metal shows. The effect achieved makes the surface appear as it has been paved with diamonds.
Pavé: By definition, in order for a setting to be classified as pavé (pronounced "pah-vay"), one prong must touch three or more stones. If not, it is classified as a cluster.
The setting of many small stones so that the piece is literally paved in stones.
Pavé Setting -
A style of setting in which many small gemstones, usually tiny faceted diamonds, are set very close together in a group to completely cover and conceal the metal, in which it is set.
: A style of jewelry setting in which numerous small diamonds are mounted close together to create a glistening diamond crust that covers the whole piece of jewelry and obscures the metal under it.
pavé - small stones set as close together as possible on the surface of metal.
peen - a domed or curved striking face of a hammer.
pickle - a mild acidic solution used to remove surface oxidation. Sparex is a common brand name of pickle.
A field of bead set gemstones closely set, usually in rows, whereby the entire surface of the jewelry is covered or pavéd.
The lower part of a cut gemstone below the girdle.
Pavé, the French word for "paving," is the technical term that jewelers use to describe flat surfaces of precious metal which have been "paved" with precious stones.
Multiple small stones set in a curved or flat surface and held in place by prongs. The
prongs are created by hand from the surrounding metal with the use of a fine sharp
PAVÉ (Pronounced Pa Vay) A method of bead setting gemstones, usually diamonds, next to each other so that an entire metal surface is covered, or paved.
settings are stones set very close together. The stones hide the underlying surface. In better pieces, claw settings are used; in less expensive pieces, the stones are simple glued in.
Pavé is a term that refers to a jewelry mounting technique which involves setting small diamonds or other stones very close together so that no metal can be seen between them. Many pieces of jewelry are entirely pavé, and the effect is dazzling.
Setting: From the French word for pavement, these stones are set low and very close, so that the surface appears to be paved with gemstones. settings most commonly feature diamonds, but any gemstone may be used.
A stone setting technique whereby the entire surface of a jewel is covered or paved with closely set stones
Stones set close together, showing no metal between them
A stylish setting for gemstones in which the gold or other precious metal is formed into a rim that surrounds the stone and holds it in.
Pavé - (pronounced pav-ay) Covering an entire area of metal with small stones set very close together and secured with beads of metal. Setting an entire area of metal ...
From French, literally paved. Diamonds are other gemstones set in such a way that they substantially cover a surface of a piece of jewellery.
A pavé setting is the essential covering of the entire surface of the ring by tiny diamonds. It looks almost like paved gravel, hence the name pavé. The pave setting takes a lot of effort; as the ring slims at the sides, the diamonds should also slim.
A setting is a tight grouping of identically sized stones laid across a flat, or convex surface, from the French word for "paved." The stones are held in place using three to six raised beads per stone.
Pave: Pavé is a specialty setting style where small round stones (usually diamonds) are set very close together.
(pah-VAY) Very tightly set stones, as in a pavement; a gem setting technique in which the stones are set low and very closely spaced, so that the surface appears to be paved with gemstones.
pavé-set Literally, paving-stone setting. A style of setting in which many small gemstones (usually calibré or faceted diamonds) are set very close together to cover a large area, concealing the metal underneath.
Setting Involves placing stones known as melee up against one another like paving stones, held in place by "beads" of metal. Mille Grain Using a chisel to produce continuous fine granular relief patterns on the edge of the base metal.
Discoloration that forms on metals such as silver and bronze but often planned for in the artist's design, can also be introduced artificially by use of chemicals
Pavé Setting ...
Flush - a low stress setting that secures small stones inside tiny holes.
- often used to create a sparkling look of diamonds, tiny metal beads hold each stone in its own discrete setting.
at the top, popular in the 1850's Cross facet Small triangular facets above and below the girdle of a brilliant cut stone Crown Part of a cut gemstone above the girdle Cut steel Faceted studs riveted into arranged holes to created a pavé ...
- This is a form of bead set in which many very small diamonds are set closely together, preferable in white gold or platinum, to give the impression of a continuous diamond surface.
The Well-Made Jewelry Item ...
Bead Setting Diamonds with Pavé Applications. Erlanger, KY: Dry Ridge, 1985.
Wooding, Robert R. Channel Setting Diamonds with Illustrated Procedures. Erlanger, KY: Dry Ridge, 1987.
Wykoff, Gerald L.
Rhinestones were everywhere! set stones in mostly white metal led the fray. means paved in French. The stones were set very close together with little metal showing. Carved gemstones also were popular.
Their "pearls" are specially made by coating glass beads with pearl luster many times. Many Ciner pieces have a multitude of tiny, good-quality stones. The starfish pin above has jade-colored stones and pavé rhinestones.
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