Four Classic Engagement Ring Styles
The following make up the five basic categories of engagement ring styles. Although they may have different names according to retailer, their iconic shapes are unmistakable.
A solitaire setting features a single center diamond or gemstone atop a metal band, and can be found in either prong or bezel styles.
The prong style is what most shoppers picture when they think of a traditional engagement ring. Prongs are vertical elements on a band that hold a diamond in place. You can choose four, six or double-prongs depending on the look you want.
Like the solitaire, a halo setting is designed to hold a ... (read more on Ritani.com).