Greetings to All the Fine People at Ganoksin,
My question is about bezel set, round, drop earring balance and
where the half jump ring that is soldered to the top of the bezel
should be placed. Is there a formula? Is the half jump ring just
centered? Or, is the distributionof weight taken into consideration
and the jump ring shifted a little forward or back? Do I make any
sense at all? I work in 22 karat gold and fabricate all the parts.
The stone is a round, faceted, 3/4 carat sapphire (will sit on an
inner bezel) and will be set in an open back bezel. A half jump ring
will be soldered to it and hook onto a French wire. My fear is that
once I set the stone the earring will be a littleheavy at one end or
the other and that the stone will either tilt up or down. Any
thoughts will be greatly appreciated.