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How to Pick a Classic Design for a Diamond Solitaire Pendant

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An elegant choice for any woman, a diamond solitaire pendant has been and always will be a timeless classic. It's beautiful in its understated elegance, desirable to wear, and highly prized for its enduring value. Buying a diamond solitaire pendant is like making an investment in something that will last forever.

If you're in the market for a diamond solitaire pendant, whether for yourself or as a gift, you might be stumped as to where to begin your search. Look no further than our extensive buying guide for assistance in selecting a design that is a perfect fit for your taste.

Now, then, shall we begin?

What Is A Solitaire Diamond Pendant?

It is a necklace with a single stone and a chain made of gold, yellow gold, or platinum that hangs down. Even though the setting around the main stone can be different, a solitaire pendant always has one stone in the middle. Solitaire pendants are usually made of white gemstones, but blue sapphires, emeralds, and rubies are also used.

Why Should You Buy A Pendant With Just One Diamond?

We all know that diamonds are the most popular jewelry, especially for engagement rings, because of how bright and shiny they are. Diamonds are praised in literature and pop culture for the way they shine and reflect light. Diamonds are in a league of their own because of how they sparkle. The most common way to buy a diamond is for an engagement ring, but a diamond solitaire pendant is the best gift for any age and any occasion, including an anniversary, birthday, graduation, or if someone just wants to give it to themselves.

Check These Things Before You Buy A Diamond Solitaire Pendant:

  1. Which of the 4Cs is the most important: the cut, the color, the clarity, or the carat?
  2. What setting should be thought about? Prong, Bezel, or something else?
  3. Which metal is the right one? Silver or gold?
  4. What is the best way to think about the shape of a diamond?
  5. What chain length should be thought about?

We Know The Answers To All Of Your Questions.

Let's take a quick look at the most important things to think about when buying a diamond solitaire pendant.

Cut: It is the most important because it is what makes a diamond sparkle. A diamond with a well-cut shape shines brighter and sparkles more, which gets everyone's attention.

Color: Next is the diamond color. For a white setting, we recommend between D and H, and for a yellow setting, we recommend between I and K. Platinum and white gold will bring out the color, while yellow gold and rose gold will hide it.

Clarity: This is not a very important thing to think about, so SI 1 – I 1 will be fine. Even though a pendant is worn around the neck, it will be seen from a distance, so clarity isn't as important.

Carat: How big do you want a diamond to be? There is no right answer; it depends on you. The price will go up a lot if the carat weight of the diamond is high. Keep in mind that bigger isn't always better. The cut of the diamond, which makes it sparkle, is more important.

Setting: Putting diamonds in place is something that needs to be done right. Most diamond solitaire pendants are set in one of three ways: bezel, prong, or halo.

  • Prong setting: If you want to buy a diamond solitaire pendant, this is a great and smart choice. Basically, fine metal prongs will gently hold the diamond in the right place while letting the diamond catch most of the light. There are two different kinds of prong settings. One has 4 prongs and looks elegant, while the other has 6 prongs and looks a little more delicate.

  • Bezel setting: The diamond is completely held in place by the bezel setting, which makes it a very safe setting. They protect your diamond very well and make it look very modern.

  • Halo setting: In a halo setting, the diamond is held in place by the ring's metal in the middle, and small diamonds are set around it to make it look even more beautiful. This setting makes the pendant sparkle and makes it look like the middle diamond is bigger than it really is.

Precious metal: Let's discuss precious metals. Platinum metal, white gold metal, yellow gold metal, and rose gold metal are the four precious metal choices.

Yellow gold metal is the most valuable metal and is perfect for people who like to keep things simple.

  • Rose gold metal is cute, lovely, and the most popular style right now.
  • The metals of white gold and platinum are very similar. They both look smooth, shiny, bright, and fashionable. Platinum metal is the most expensive and lasts longer than white gold metal. So, you can choose based on how much money you have.

Shape: Round, pear, and princess cut are the most common shapes for diamond solitaire pendants. So this is a matter of personal taste, so think carefully before you buy. But if you're not sure what to choose, you can never go wrong with a well-cut round diamond.

Chain Length: Pendant chains are usually between 16 and 24 inches long, with 18 inches being the most popular length. This is a good length for the pendant to sit on the collarbone. You can also choose a longer chain with jump rings instead. The chain has two rings that are adjustable, so you can change the length of the chain from 20 inches to 18 inches. This gives the pendant even more versatility.

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