A classic diamond solitaire pendant should be perfectly simple but at the same time function in a number of ways for the wearer.
The pendant should function in the following 6 ways:
Simple and classic is best for a solitaire pendant: platinum, 18k gold, diamond, sapphire, ruby or tsavorite. What to look for when selecting a diamond or gemstone will be another post.
I use a double bezel to highlight the diamond and make it look larger. I will set customer diamonds over .25 carats. The Simplicity Pendant (Series 8) is circa 1996 and it is still a bestseller 23 years later.