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A style of setting a gemstone in a finger ring as in the collet setting but then bending (rubbing) the upper edge of the metal over the girdle of the stone to secure it. A variation is the cramp setting.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson