A solitaire ring is a ring with only one gemstone. A true solitaire has no other gemstone and will not include pave diamonds on the band, however, modern designs do add pave bands to a solitaire ring for extra sparkle.
Most solitaire rings are solitaire diamond rings that feature a round brilliant cut to showcase the diamond’s sparkle. However, not all solitaire rings have to be made with diamonds, other stunning gemstones such as rubies, sapphires, pearls, and emeralds are also great choices depending on the wearer’s taste.
A solitaire ring is the most classic and popular style of engagement ring, about 70% of all rings sold are solitaire. They are loved for their subtle and elegant beauty. Depending on the gemstones chosen as a center stone, they can also be more affordable than rings with more gemstones.
Solitaire engagement rings are the most classic, and popular engagement ring style. About 70% of engagement rings sold globally are solitaire.
While they are known for their understated beauty, solitaire rings do not always have to be simple or ‘plain’. Elaborate designs can be incorporated into the ring through the band design or setting of the center stone. Bold, or even multi-colored gemstones can also be set in solitaire to give a ring more character.
Yes. A high setting such as a cathedral setting elevates the diamond and does make it appear larger than its real carat weight. A high setting on a thin band can also further enhance a diamond’s size.