Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings

Today, and especially in the west, a marriage proposal almost always involves the giving of an engagement ring.   And thanks to the globalization of culture and marketing efforts of companies like DeBeers.  It is  becoming more common in the rest of the world as well.  It is still the most popular engagement ring style.  Our Unique Custom Solitaire Engagement Rings reflect the love of the bride and groom: pure, innocent and endless. But where does this tradition come from?

The first engagement rings date back to the Ancient Egyptians. In the 2nd century BC,  women were given two rings upon becoming married, a gold band that they wore in public and one in iron which was worn at home.

6 prong solitaire engagement ring
6 Prong Sculptural solitaire Engagement Ring

This Sculptural Engagement Ring is a type of solitaire ring that we just love.  The shank is a wave of motion is it travels from one end of the ring to the opposite end.   So you won’t even miss the accent stones!  And the 6 prong basket securely holds even the largest stone intact.

The First Engagement Rings

The Romans wore the wedding ring on the left ring finger because the woman’s heart supposedly belonged to the person who gave her the ring.   This tradition stemmed from the idea that there runs a vein through this finger, which is connected directly to the heart. Because of this belief, the Romans called that vein the “vena amoris” or vein of love, a name which still is used today.

2 Tone Solitaire Engagement Ring
2 Tone Solitaire Engagement Ring

Showcase a beautiful stone with this 2 Tone Solitaire Ring! The shank in the elegant ring splits and loops around the prongs.  It is shown in white and yellow Gold, but can always be cast in one metal.

Initially, gold, silver, and and steel were used to create wedding ring, as these are solid materials which symbolize continuity and strength. Today, gold, silver and platinum are used more because steel doesn’t lend itself to today’s Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings.

The Significance of the Diamond in Engagement Rings

The giving of a diamond solitaire engagement ring was first recorded in 1477, when the archduke Maximilian of Habsburg gave a diamond engagement ring to his future wife, Marie de Bourgogne. In the beginning,  this habit was largely limited to the wealthy. However, the practice gradually became more bourgeois as a result of the discovery of vast diamond mines in South Africa in the mid 1900’s.  Thanks to a marketing campaign led by a South African diamond company that was represented in the United States, this practice spread more and more.

Bypass Solitaire Ring
Bypass Solitaire Engagement Ring

This beautiful solitaire engagement ring is a beautiful take on the traditional solitaire engagement ring.  The dainty bands wrap around the 6mm center stone for a totally new look.  

Someone has said that diamonds are forever, which makes them an ideal medium to represent the love between a bride and groom. However, diamonds aren’t necessary to create our Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings.  Colored gemstones such as Sapphire, Ruby, or Moissanite make excellent choices for solitaire engagement rings that symbolize the eternal union between lovers.  We want our Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings to symbolize this eternal union and so we won’t limit your vision by only offering a few stone choices.

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings – Vintage

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings
Vintage Solitaire Engagement Ring

From an overhead view, this is one of our Unique Engagement Rings that seems like a simple solitaire ring. But peer underneath the head for silky scrollwork and a hidden gem. Influenced by the Baroque period, this ring adds intricate beaded details to its classic form.

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings – Infinity

Unique Solitaire Engagement RingsThis Infinity Engagement Ring is just one of many Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings we have created.  This 6mm Round Blue Topaz is flanked by an Infinity design. However, it could be modified to fit a few other shapes.  Almost any type of stone could be used as long as it is durable enough. What puts this ring on our Unique Halo Engagement Rings list is the prongs.  If you click on the image, you can see the design isn’t your typical 4 prong head.

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings – Celtic Inspired

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings
Celtic Solitaire Engagement Ring

This Celtic Solitaire Ring is just one of many custom jewelry creations from Valeria Custom Jewelry.  This Oval Morganite is flanked by a Celtic design, but it could be modified to fit a few other shapes.

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings – Semi Halo

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings
Semi-Halo Engagement Ring

Who says a halo has to go all the way around the center stone? This halo ring has a few stones missing on either side of the center stone. It is almost as if two hand are about to join, making this one our Unique Halo Engagement Rings.  It is perfect for new lovers as well!

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings – Engraved

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings
Engraved Solitaire Engagement Ring

If you are looking for subtle, refined, and gorgeous Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings with an engraved band, this is it.   We love the look that it could have been handmade 100 years ago.  We are lucky to have one of the few remaining master engravers local to us. This allows us to offer engravings with almost any pattern or design you want.

Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings – Nerd Rings

Nerd engagement rings
The Sonic Engagement Ring

This The Sonic Dr Who Engagement Ring is just one of many Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings that takes inspiration from “NERD culture”. We have converted it into a crazy solitaire engagement ring!

The Bottom Line

Does the traditional solitaire engagement ring leave you with something to be desired? Do you want something different than what is at the mall?  Then one of our Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings is for you. There are so many ways to customize any of our Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings.   Creating custom Solitaire Engagement Rings is all about the details.  Luckily, we can help you traverse those details if it seems a daunting task.  This will give you time to worry about other things as well.  For brides looking for a versatile, yet still traditional diamond engagement ring, solitaire rings make an excellent choice.

As you can see from the images in this post, the solitaire engagement ring can be far more than a plan band with the stone.  And although the solitaire engagement ring is one of the more traditional styles, It is still a versatile one.  We are in love with the solitaire engagement style because of the countless possibilities it provides in terms of customization.  Do you want to create a ring that is truly yours? A custom engagement ring gives you one of the best chances to achieve that goal.

Give us a Chance!

We know you have many options for custom engagement rings and even more for off the rack engagement rings.  However, not all solitaire engagement rings are created equal.  Especially custom rings.  But fear not, if given the chance to create a custom engagement ring for you and you partner, you will find yourself wondering why you ever considered going to the mall!

Want to your own custom  solitaire engagement Ring? Contact us with your idea today…It can cost less than you think to have your very own ring created just for you.

Click HERE to learn more about our custom jewelry and our custom solitaire Engagement Rings or to see more Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings.



Unique Solitaire Engagement Rings

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