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Why Choose a Solitaire Engagement Ring

Solitaire engagement rings are a classic and timeless choice for those in search of a style that will always be on trend. Also known as single stone rings, solitaire engagement rings are exactly that - rings that feature only one statement stone.

Historically, a solitaire engagement ring would have only featured a diamond, usually a round brilliant cut, but now they are more popularly set with fancy shape diamonds and coloured gemstones. Diamond solitaire rings are inherently refined and minimalist, the simplicity of the design allowing the centre diamond to be the focal point of the engagement ring.

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 classic round brilliant diamond cut solitaire style engagement ring 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. A vintage emerald cut diamond solitaire engagement ring 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.