There are several recognizable ring settings that suit a breathtaking variety of gemstone cuts as well as specialized mountings that cater to particular shapes. Choosing the perfect diamond setting is a highly personal experience. Though they are numerous, popular diamond shapes include cushion cut, round, oval, princess cut. Unique settings are developing a following, and they appeal to shoppers desirous of custom-made pieces. Bezel and halo settings are incredibly fashionable; in most instances, the central stone is in a frame of small pave diamonds. Vintage styles are popular for their continuous line of similarly sized stones, but they make for a dazzling accent feature. Cathedral settings frame the main stone with arches, similar to a cathedral.