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Top 6 Prong Oval Engagement Rings

6 Prong Solitaire

Looking for a standalone stunner of a diamond? Six-prong oval engagement rings offer a twist on the classic solitaire diamond, perfect for impressing a unique bride. The six prongs provide extra security for your diamond, allowing her engagement ring to last the lifetime that it should.

Ensure her ring stands out, without being too over-the-top, with these top six-prong oval engagement rings from With Clarity! But first, here’s what to look for in the perfect six-prong oval engagement ring.

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The Pros and Cons of 6 Prong Engagement Rings


The more prongs, the merrier! Six prongs maximize the security of your diamond. Meaning if one prong becomes damaged with wear, the other five will still keep your diamond safe. A standard four-prong engagement ring does not have this distinctive feature.

Better yet, the six prongs can emphasize the shape of your oval diamond. Six prongs can draw subtle attention to the unique style of your solitaire ring.


You may worry that more prongs mean more light blockage. However, since the prongs are so small, they shouldn’t impact the sparkle of your diamond. Visually, you should not notice a difference at all.

How to Maximize Brilliance on Your 6 Prong Oval Diamond Ring

When it comes to engagement rings, we all know the importance of sparkle, shimmer, and shine! To maximize the brilliance of your six-prong oval diamond, pay attention to the quality of your stone.

Go for a GIA or IGI Triple Excellence diamond, with an exceptional rating on cut, symmetry, and polish. An exceptional grading on cut, symmetry, and polish lets optimal light bounce off your diamond. Specifically, choosing a Triple-X diamond will also ensure you avoid the dreaded diamond bow tie effect. The diamond bow tie effect can occur when light doesn’t refract as beautifully as possible.

When choosing an oval stone, take care not to compromise on color, either. While you might do so with a round diamond, oval diamonds will show body color more on the ends, meaning any imperfections could become more noticeable to your bride.

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Our Favorite 6 Prong Oval Rings

Flourish Solitaire Oval Diamond Ring: 6 prong ring

Flourish Solitaire Oval Diamond Ring

If you’re looking for a striking, yet minimalistic diamond to impress the bride-to-be, this six-prong oval engagement ring features a beautiful solitaire diamond. The ends of this band finish in a dramatic upward curve, lending a unique yet sophisticated design to your oval engagement ring. Setting prices begin at $420.

Six Prong Cathedral Basket Ring: 6 prong ring

Six Prong Cathedral Basket Ring

Starting at $450, this six prong solitaire style is a favorite because of its classic yet modern edge. If you look at a different angle, you will see a cathedral basket design that lets in extra light to maximize sparkle!

Classic Pave Pear Diamond Ring: 6 prong ring

Classic Pave Pear Diamond Ring

Versatile and timeless, this six prong ring style showcases a beautiful pear-shaped diamond. Starting at $900, this engagement ring setting has pave set diamonds on the band for extra brilliance.

Petite Three Stone Marquise Diamond Ring: 6 prong ring

Petite 3 Stone Marquise Diamond Ring

A classic style with a unique twist. This ring setting has two accent diamonds starting at $960. We adore this style because it's a classic three stone style ring like no other.

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