Pave settings provide added depth and brilliance to any ring. The term pave refers to the style in which small diamonds are set within the surrounding precious metal of the ring or piece of jewelry. The setting of diamonds using a pave technique utilizes small shavings of metal to secure the small diamonds, and allows very little metal to show through, giving the appearance of free standing diamonds. There are many options of use of pave on rings, and the diamonds can be utilized in any amount to cover the entire band or just portions.