20 = 2.10ct set with a ring compressor.
No engravers or beading tools were used in this. Only drills, burrs and a sawframe and of course a ring compressor. I formulated the methodology because I am .. uhh.. lazy?
BE WARNED.. Dont try do what I do unless you have also nbeen blessed by the gods with an unnaturally long streak of good luck.. potential for this method to go seriously FUBAR and break all your diamonds in one go is HIGH!
Roll down your beam
Make ring about 2/3 of a size too big. Divide it up for the stones
scribe and centre punch stone locations
Mark and drill the pilot holes.
bur your grooves and open up the seats
sawpierce your border and polish it all up
place stones in ring, held in place with bees wax
polish and done!