by Suzanne Sachs • 5 min read
THE BASICS --
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW--
• What is a Solitaire Engagement Ring?
• History of the Solitaire Ring
Although solitaire rings are the most popular settings today, this classic setting is also known as one of the oldest type of settings, originating in the late 1800's when Louis Tiffany showcased his historic six prong ring, now known as the iconic "Tiffany" setting. Solitaire rings continued their popularity throughout the Victorian era during the late 1800's and into the 1920's, Art Deco era and still continues its popularity today. Whether your center gemstone is a diamond or gemstone, the solitaire setting is the perfect one to signify the meaning of your ring and your relationship.
Solitaire Meaning and Symbolism
• Solitaire Meaning-
Regardless of the meaning you want to convey with a solitaire ring, the center gemstone can set the tone for your symbolism. Diamonds are a wonderful way show show this symbolism, yet birthstones including precious and semi precious gemstones are also popular options which can represent the birth dates, the month or a wedding date. Whatever the reason, choosing a solitaire engagement ring gives a bride-to-be a beautiful connection to the wonderful history and symbolism of this beautiful setting.
• Numeric Symbolism-
There is an obvious numeric symbolism of the solitaire engagement ring. The single, bold stone brings to mind, and signifies, one heart, one love, strong will and the simplicity and innocence of true passion and energy. Any one of these connections can be a lovely symbolism for any couple to share.
• Celebrity Symbolism-
Couples can enjoy the glamour of Hollywood flair with a solitaire ring when they see it as part of the style of their favorite celebrities. Solitaire engagement rings have graced many famous fingers, including Jasmine Tookes, Elizabeth Taylor, Jennifer Lawrence, Hailey Bieber and Mila Kunis.
Solitaire Engagement Ring Popularity Circa 2021
A recent survey taken by Ringspo.com, 33.6% of the population have chosen a solitaire engagement ring, with the most popular style followed by halo, three stone and channel set rings.
Choosing Solitaire Engagement Rings
Antique Rings For Everyone:
No matter which gemstone is your favorite, these time-honored gemstones have a rich history and individualized character and will continue to have a timeless beauty and elegant appeal that is part of a legacy to pass on to future generations.
Find The Perfect Engagement Ring:
Antique rings are prized not only for their beauty but also for their exquisite attention to detailing and design. If you’re looking for a ring with a sense of glamour, sophistication and vintage charm, explore our collection of vintage solitaire engagement rings today!