Solitaire engagement rings will have anyone focusing on the main attraction of an engagement ring – the diamond. A solitaire engagement ring features only one diamond assembled on a ring band. If you want the diamond to sparkle and dazzle with the most brilliance possible the solitaire style setting is the perfect choice for engagement rings.
Why Pick the Solitaire Engagement Ring Style?
Firstly, you can never go wrong with a solitaire engagement ring. For over a hundred years the solitaire engagement ring style has been the ultimate statement of tradition and elegance. The design of the solitaire engagement ring is one of the most popular options for all diamond shapes.
The diamond in the solitaire setting is most commonly held in place with metal prongs elevating the diamond to be the centre of attention of the ring. This style of solitaire prong setting allows the light to pass through the bottom of the stone from underneath the diamond in between the prongs achieving maximum brilliance of the diamond.
The solitaire setting can be purchased in a variety of metals – 18 carat white and yellow gold and platinum, it can be designed to fit all diamond shapes and can be mounted on any band shape that will fit perfectly with most wedding ring designs. Here are some options for buying solitaire engagement rings – with your choice of diamond, setting style, band and metal type.