Melee Engagement Rings. “Melee” is the term used by jewellers to classify small diamonds that weigh .18 carats or less. These melee diamonds are used mainly along the band of the engagement ring or around the bezel which holds the centre stone in place. Another term for Melee Engagement Rings is Solitaire with Diamond Shoulders. At Loyes Diamonds, we have a wonderful range of small diamond and melee engagement rings to choose from. Our entire range of melee engagement rings are available in platinum, white gold, yellow gold, and rose gold. We can work with you to ensure you find a special melee diamond ring to last you a lifetime.