While there is no absolute formula or answer to what size bezel is needed (because there are so many uniquely cut stones) our friend Jessica ( @rosyrevolver ) put together this little step-by-step guide. It includes considerations and techniques which should help you determine the right height for your stone and assure a great fit!
10. If your stone is asymmetrical, mark the top edge of your bezel. This will prevent accidentally soldering it to your baseplate upside down. (Ask me how I learned this). 🤔😂
Huge thank you to @rosyrevolver for putting together all these helpful tips and taking these fantastic pictures. If you want to support a fabulous small business be sure to check out @rosy.on.the.rocks where you can purchase gorgeous gemstones from Jessica and her husband David!