Jewellery, like any subject, has its own terminology. This section contains a glossary of terms you may come across when researching platinum jewellery. Simply click on a letter to start your search.
A surface that has been cut at an angle of less than 90 degrees.
A setting where the gemstone has been set within a metal encasement surrounding the stone.
When the gemstone is held in place without the use of prongs or beads and is set flush with the surface of the setting.