The bezel is raised by four steps or tables, and engraved with a monogram.
An antique Roman silver ring, the bezel engraved with a hare.
An iron ring of octagonal form, the bezel engraved with two human figures and the sacred monogram.
Each end of this bezel must be filed to fit the circle of the ring.
As Miriam was about to dip her fingers in the water she remembered the ring upon her left hand and turned the bezel inwards.
Solder the bezel and the open part of the ring at the same time.
From incised lines near the rim and on the edge of the bezel are small linear “hooks.”
From the bezel of the solitary ring which he wore gleamed iridescent lights, venomous as those within the eye of a serpent.
Moreover, on the third finger of this hand was a representation of a ring whereof, unfortunately, the bezel had been destroyed.
He moved his hand, and the sunlight struck green beams from the bezel of the strange ring upon his finger.
1610s, "sloping edge," also "groove in which a stone is set," from Old French *besel (13c.; Modern French biseau), cognate with Spanish bisel; of uncertain origin, perhaps literally "a stone with two angles," from Vulgar Latin *bis-alus, from bis- "twice" (see bis-) + ala "wing, side" (see alar). Meaning "oblique face of a gem" is from c.1840. The verb meaning "grind (a tool) down to an edge" is from 1670s.