The Meaning Behind A Solitaire Engagement Ring

The Meaning Behind A Solitaire Engagement Ring

Asking the love of your life to marry you is one of the most important moments in your relationship. There can be a lot of pressure to make this moment special, getting the right engagement ring is crucial to the success of your proposal. This guide will explain the meaning of one of the most popular engagement ring styles, the solitaire engagement ring.

Understanding the meaning behind your choice of engagement ring is important as you’ll want to make sure your purchase reflects your love for your partner. We’ll explore the meaning behind this style of engagement ring, as well as what a solitaire engagement ring is.

If you are wondering where to begin when buying a solitaire engagement ring, our experts at Diamond Heaven are here to help. Alongside our collection of stunning solitaire engagement rings, our team will answer any questions you have to make sure you have the perfect ring to ask the big question.

What Is A Solitaire Engagement Ring?

A solitaire engagement ring is a piece of diamond jewellery that features a single diamond or gemstone in the centre, with no additional diamonds or gemstones situated elsewhere on the ring.

Solitaire engagement rings are both iconic and timeless, which is down to the centre stone, as the main focal point of the ring. The minimalist design of a solitaire engagement ring makes them a popular choice for an engagement proposal. Whether you go for a traditional or more contemporary style, the diamond will always be the main focal point of the ring.

The Meaning Of A Solitaire Engagement Ring

You may be wondering what solitaire engagement rings represent for couples? Solitaire engagement rings hold a significant meaning for couples. The single diamond in the centre of the ring symbolises the love, commitment and fidelity between the couple, as well as representing purity and strength. 

Unlike other types of engagement rings, a simple solitaire engagement ring is instantly recognisable when worn on your partner’s ring finger. Friends and family can instantly tell on your partner’s ring finger that they are “already engaged” when they are wearing a solitaire engagement ring. 

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Why Choose A Solitaire Engagement Ring?

For couples, solitaire engagement rings have been a popular choice for decades and with good reason.

The timeless and classic nature of a solitaire engagement ring, alongside their simple and minimalistic design makes them very versatile. Unlike other engagement rings, a solitaire never goes out of style and your family and friends won’t have to guess about your relationship status. 

Compared to other engagement ring types, solitaire engagement rings can be an affordable option, particularly if you are putting together a proposal on a budget. If you find yourself unable to spend a lot of money on an engagement ring, solitaires are a great budget-friendly option.

Things To Look Out For In A Solitaire Engagement Ring 

When it comes to choosing a solitaire engagement ring, you need to take into account a couple of things before buying this type of diamond jewellery. Making sure that the diamond you choose is certified is crucial as you want to make sure your partner’s ring lasts for a lifetime.

You’ll also need to consider the cut of the diamond for your solitaire engagement ring. The simplicity of a solitaire diamond makes them perfect for solitaire engagement rings. Whether you decide to go for an emerald, round, pear or cushion, any shape will work well with this type of diamond jewellery. 

Getting the choice of metal right is also important as you want to make sure your partner’s ring lasts a lifetime. Platinum, white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold are popular choices for solitaire engagement rings. Finally, you need to choose the right size and shape of the diamond to ensure that it complements your partner's style and personality. 

What Are Some Of The Most Popular Shapes For A Solitaire Engagement Ring?

Solitaire engagement rings come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with each shape having its own unique characteristics. When it comes to the most popular shape for a solitaire engagement ring, it is a round shaped diamond.

Round shaped diamonds are cut in a way that enables the stone to both sparkle and shows plenty of depth. The versatility of round shaped diamonds makes them a great choice for an engagement ring as it's well-suited to most people’s fingers. 

Other shapes that are well-suited for a diamond solitaire engagement ring include a pear and square shapes, such as cushion cut and princess cut. A cushion cut diamond is a square-shaped diamond with rounded corners, thus giving it a cushion-like appearance to the engagement ring. 

While with a pear shaped diamond, it is shaped to look like a teardrop. This diamond shape is usually worn with the teardrop point pointing towards the fingernails, thus making the finger look longer on the ring finger.

How Diamond Heaven Can Help You Get Your Dream Solitaire Engagement Ring

A solitaire engagement ring is a timeless and elegant choice for anyone looking to propose to their partner. The simplicity of this type of engagement ring highlights the beauty and brilliance of the diamond, symbolising the love, commitment and devotion shared between two people. 

Diamond Heaven can help finance your solitaire engagement ring purchase with our 0% finance option. This allows you to spread the cost of your jewellery for up to six months with a minimum 10% deposit. 

Planning to pop the question with a solitaire engagement ring? Book an appointment at your nearest Diamond Heaven showroom today and make your proposal for your partner an unforgettable one.