Within a jewellery context, the word Solitaire is used to describe a single diamond or gemstone set into piece of jewellery.
We apply the generic word to any item of jewellery holding a single stone—a solitaire engagement ring displays a single diamond. The word solitaire does not describe a particular diamond shape. When you ask for an engagement ring set with a single diamond, you are most likely looking for a solitaire ring design.
Until now you might have been searching for a one diamond engagement ring which is accurate but not the correct term used by jewellers.
Most popular solitaire diamond styles
The most popular solitaire styles vary by diamond shape. These are a list of some of the most popular solitaire shaped in order of popularity.