Solitaire Engagement Rings
A Solitaire diamond refers to a single diamond used for setting into jewellery designs. Used within a jewellery context, Solitaire describes a single stone piece of jewellery. Many engagement ring buyers choose a solitaire setting for its classic elegance and its ability to showcase the beauty of the stone. A solitaire setting is your perfect match. Solitaires, often set prong style, are the most popular and give maximum exposure to your diamond; they are essentially a pedestal for your stone, so very good quality is essential in this setting.
Most popular solitaire diamond styles
The most popular solitaire styles vary by a diamond shape. These are a list of some of the most popular solitaire shaped in order of popularity.
Round solitaire – round brilliant cut diamond
Princess solitaire – square princess cut diamond
Emerald cut solitaire – rectangular step-cut diamond
Oval solitaire – similar to the round brilliant but elongated
Marquise solitaire – boat-shaped with pointed ends
Heart solitaire – most romantic heart-shaped brilliant cut