Nothing less than a solitaire for your lady
Only a true woman will know the meaning of a solitaire gemstone ring. It is most often the engagement ring that she wears on her finger to symbolise her undying love and commitment towards the person she promises to spend her life with. Hence, it goes without saying that this carries with itself oodles of emotional value to a woman. Apart from the sentiments associated with it, solitaire rings exude their own charm and appeal as a unique piece of jewellery. This might feature diamonds or any other gemstone - usually diamonds are the ideal choice. Ideally, it has one big stone in the centre and in certain cases, it might have other smaller stones alongside. Gold and platinum are the most preferred metals for this type of ring, but others like titanium, silver etc. are also used. Solitaire rings have usually one single big diamond. These types of rings also have certain cultural beliefs associated with them, pertaining to different countries. For example, the trinity ring or trilogy ring is one which has three matching diamonds set in a horizontal row with the bigger stone placed in the center. The three diamonds are said to embody the couple’s past, present and future, and there is also a religious connotation attached to it. Whatever be it, with or without the conjugal connections, solitaire rings are quite popular amongst women of all groups, since they go with almost all types of attires and they beautify your hand in a way nothing else does. Be it at a party or a wedding reception, a family dinner or an outing with friends, solitaire rings never fail to capture attention owing to its classiness and elegance. It lends a graceful look to your over-all personality, and adds depth and dimension to your appearance. However, when choosing a diamond solitaire ring, one must be aware and careful about the 4Cs : Cut, Colour, Clarity and Carat Weight. These will ensure that you make the best choice, according to your taste and budget. A classic choice for ring-lovers, the most popular one is that with a round, brilliantly cut diamond, though each solitaire ring has its own charm.
The round-cut diamonds best showcase the fire, sparkle and dazzle of a diamond. Also very popular is the princess-cut diamond that offer a more contemporary look and feel. Those women with slender fingers can go for marquise diamonds that will flatter their hands. Heart-shaped diamonds are again, besides being unique, a reigning choice for individuals with a romantic bent of mind. For those women whose choices are classic, there are emerald-cut diamonds. There is also the pear-shaped cut (or teardrop) diamond and oval-shaped diamonds for women who want to break free from conventions and experiment with different variations. If you’re purchasing a solitaire ring for your engagement, you can always consider getting an enhancer, which is a complimentary band that embraces your ring. It has smaller diamonds that highlight either side of the solitaire diamond.