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Solitaire Rings – Classic & Timeless

Solitaire engagement rings are classic and timeless, making them a popular choice for those looking to propose. These rings feature a single diamond, elegantly set in a band of precious metal. This simple yet sophisticated design allows the diamond to truly shine, making it a beautiful symbol of love and commitment.

Choice of Metals

When it comes to choosing a metal for a solitaire engagement ring, there are a few options available. 18k white gold is a popular choice for its bright, modern look and durability. 18k yellow gold offers a warm, traditional look and is also a durable choice. Rose gold has become increasingly popular in recent years for its unique, romantic color. Finally, platinum is a luxurious option that is incredibly durable and resistant to tarnishing. Each metal has its own pros and cons, so it’s important to consider what is most important to you when making your decision.

Choice of Diamond Cuts

At Commins & Co., we offer a range of diamond cuts for our solitaire engagement rings, including round, princess, cushion, emerald, pear, oval, radiant, and marquise. Each cut offers its own unique sparkle and characteristics, making it easy to find a ring that perfectly suits your style and taste. Whether you prefer a traditional round cut or a more unique marquise, we have the perfect diamond cut for you.

FAQs – Solitaire Engagement Rings

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What is a solitaire engagement ring?

A solitaire engagement ring is a ring that features a single diamond as the centrepiece. It is the most classic and traditional style of engagement ring.

 

Can a solitaire engagement ring be customized?

Yes, a solitaire engagement ring can be customized in many ways such as choosing a diamond shape, adding a diamond band, selecting a metal type, etc.

 

What are the advantages of a solitaire engagement ring?

Solitaire engagement rings are timeless and elegant, and the simplicity of the design allows the diamond to take centre stage. They also tend to be more versatile and can be worn with a variety of different styles of clothing and jewellery.

 

How does a solitaire engagement ring compare to a halo engagement ring?

A halo engagement ring features a central diamond surrounded by smaller diamonds. While both solitaire and halo engagement rings feature a single diamond as the centrepiece, a halo ring tends to have a more sparkling and extravagant look.

 

How does a solitaire engagement ring compare to a three-stone engagement ring?

A three-stone engagement ring features three diamonds, typically representing the past, present, and future. While a solitaire engagement ring focuses on the beauty of a single diamond, a three-stone ring adds more meaning and sentimentality to the piece.

 

How does a solitaire engagement ring compare to a cluster engagement ring?

A cluster engagement ring features a group of smaller diamonds that are set closely together to create the appearance of a larger diamond. While a solitaire engagement ring focuses on the beauty of a single diamond, a cluster ring tends to have a more sparkling and extravagant look.

 

What is the most popular diamond shape for a solitaire engagement ring?

The round brilliant cut diamond is the most popular diamond shape for a solitaire engagement ring. It offers the most sparkle and is the most versatile. However, Oval cut solitaires have been growing in popularity and were more popular than round cut in 2022.

 

What are the most common metal types used in solitaire engagement rings?

The most common metal types used in solitaire engagement rings are white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, and platinum.

 

How do I care for my solitaire engagement ring?

Caring for your solitaire engagement ring is important to keep it looking beautiful for years to come. Avoid exposing your ring to harsh chemicals or extreme temperatures, take off your ring when doing activities that can cause damage, such as swimming, cleaning, or working out, clean your ring regularly with a mild soap and water, and dry it thoroughly before putting it back on. Have your ring professionally inspected and cleaned every 6 to 12 months, and store your ring in a safe and secure place when not wearing it.

 

Are solitaire engagement rings still in style?

Yes, solitaire engagement rings have been and continue to be a popular choice for engagement rings. They are timeless, elegant, and versatile.