Classic Bezel Solitaire (1ct)

Classic Bezel Solitaire (1ct)

from 795.00

This is my classic bezel solitaire. The stone sits at a height just high enough to clear an accompanying band. A stone of your choice is securely set within a bezel, is a clean-looking and understated setting. I made this ring with the idea in mind that it would match with any other design style, be it a classic polished band or diamondy eternity band, something ornately carved, something classic, something modern... It has a subtle but lithe sweeping shape, its narrower sides swooping down to a wider base for counterbalance. (Just like me!! I kid :)

Please note this ring is priced as the mounting only WITHOUT a stone. I price it this way so you may select your perfect stone. I am happy to make this ring using a stone you already have (a family diamond, for instance), or I can help you find a stone of your choosing. Please fine more details below in the Customization Options.

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What is included in the price

This listing is for the solitaire mounting ONLY. You get to select the stone that best fits your taste and budget, be it a sparkle-bomb of a diamond, sapphire, emerald, moissanite, etc. Please contact me ( to discuss options. The stone shown is approximately 1ct (6.5mm in diameter), but I can adjust the bezel to accommodate stones of different sizes (to an extent). 

Customization options

  • Stone: You may choose the stone to match your taste and budget. The ring is made to accommodate approximately a 1-carat stone (~6.5mm in diameter) but I can adjust this design to fit slightly larger or smaller stones as well. If you have a diamond already or a family stone you wish to use, this is absolutely fine.

    All diamonds I purchase are Kimberly Process guaranteed (conflict-free certified) and come with a grading report from GIA. In addition to white diamonds, I can get gorgeous natural champagne or cognac-colored diamonds. I can also get lab-created diamonds (man made in a laboratory rather than dug out of the ground; these are identical in chemical composition to natural diamonds), which are ideal for those squeamish about destructive mining practices. And, last but not least, I have an excellent source for antique stones: Old European and Old Mine cuts, Transitional cuts, etc. These stones are gorgeous and unique (and recycled!), and have a lot of character and life in them. 

    Please contact me ( to discuss options. Stones I provide will be invoiced separately or as a custom listing for you here.

  • Finger size: Please let me know your size via email ( I make these by hand, so between sizes, 1/4 sizes are all fine. Let me know any pertinent fit details in your email.

  • Metal preference: 14K or 18K, white, yellow, or rose gold (rose gold available in 14K only), 14K or 18K palladium white gold (if nickel sensitive), platinum 950, or palladium 950. Here is a description of all the metal options I work with.

This ring is hand carved in wax by me in my Portland studio using pointy tools, and then cast using the lost-wax method. I do all finishing work, stone setting, and pearl mounting. Each ring is a highly detailed work of art with great attention to detail at every angle; this ring in particular has a delicious weighty feel.