Solitaire Setting Styles
The defining feature of a solitaire setting is that it possess one main central stone either alone or accented with small stones.The mounting style and band are where you can have more flexibility. Classic solitaire mountings are either prong or bezel set. Commonly there are either 4 or 6 prongs. Bezel settings are ideal for more active lifestyles as they provide more security to the stone. The most typical accent stone is a single cut diamond down the side of the band.