The Many Different Types of Diamond Rings

If you are considering purchasing a diamond ring for your loved one you are probably already aware of the numerous different designs that are available for you to choose from. Which one you prefer will depend on the personality of the person you are buying it for as well as their tastes and their personal style. Here we will look at a few of the different diamond rings that you can choose from.

Solitaire Rings

Solitaire rings are the most popular type of diamond ring purely due to their simplicity. Usually, solitaire rings feature a plain band that can be made from a metal of your choice with one diamond set in the centre, where it is supported by either four or six prongs. There are variations on the solitaire ring including bands that have more design features and rings that have more than one diamond included – these are a safe choice yet one that is still guaranteed to be loved by the wearer.

Cocktail Rings

Cocktail rings usually feature an oversized diamond set centrally and surrounded by smaller precious stones. These rings tend to have an extra-large band to support the large diamond. A cocktail ring can become a uniquely personal piece of jewellery as preferred stones or colours can be used around the diamond. Due to their large size and glamorous appearance, these rings are generally worn only for dinner parties and other similar occasions.

Special Occasion Rings

A diamond is perhaps the most desirable precious stone, and as a result are usually a feature of rings for special occasions such as giving an engagement ring, wedding ring or eternity ring. All special occasion rings vary in their design as well as the number of diamonds and precious stones that are included. Such variety means that you can easily find something that fits the style of the wearer perfectly. You can even have these types of rings specially designed to include a personal keepsake if you wish.


Diamond rings are loved by women all over the world and with so many different types available you should have no trouble finding one that is perfect for the special woman in your life.