The round brilliant is known for its brilliance and sparkle! The round brilliant is the most popular and sought after diamond shape for an engagement ring. The round shape is one of the most classic shapes, and over 50% of engagement rings sparkle with this shape as the center stone. Diamonds match with everything, but the round brilliant is sure to be perfect choice for any special person.
The oval shaped diamond is unique but still classic; it speaks to the classic gal with just a little flair. The shape offers the sparkle of a round stone in a dazzling silhouette. These are the most ideal choice for those who are seeking a uniquely shaped diamond that accentuates long & slender fingers. Young celebrities like Kate Middleton, Blakely Lively and Hailey Beiber all said ‘YES!’ to an oval shape as their center stone.
This diamond shape is fit for a “Princess”. The princess shape is truly the hopeless romantic of diamonds. They have a similar sparkle and brilliance to the round, but in a square shape. The princess cut a distinctive, but contemporary is the second most popular diamond shape. Does it need to says more, its name princess!?
This square cut diamond with rounded edges, lends itself to be romantic in feel. This timeless shape has been refined over hundreds of years. Cushion cut diamonds are a beautiful choice for any setting style. Worn by such celebrities as Kim Kardashian and Sofia Vergara, the cushion cut is a sure yes!
The pear shape another favorite. The tapered shape can be flattering, and help to make the hand look slimmer and more elegant. Although still beautiful, the pear shape is in the fancy family of diamond shapes which can be very difficult to hold cuts constant. Make sure to look for even, outstanding brilliance throughout the top of surface. A well cut fancy is few and far between, shop carefully and trust your eye!
The emerald shape is best known for its beauty and precision. It’s long facets and layered corners can resemble stairs, highlighting its clarity, color and luster better than any other shape. Who said put and emerald shaped diamond ring on it, but Beyonce’!
Another member of the fancy shape family, the marquise is sure to hold extraordinary character and plenty of sparkle! The elongated stone can give an illusion of a greater size, as it has a larger surface area than any other diamond shape. The pointed ends and curved center help to make fingers look longer and more slender. Marquises diamonds lend a unique look in any type of setting.
The radiant cut diamond combines the silhouette of an emerald cut diamond with the fire and sparkle of a round brilliant cut diamond! The unique shape offers the ideal brilliance and high-end look. Due to its design, this shape requires more carat weight in the depth to maximize brilliance. The radiant shape can be more durable than other shapes as it is less prone to chipping or catching.
A square Emerald shaped diamond is a beautiful and unique shape. Often step cut diamonds have less fire and sparkle than a brilliant cut diamond, but the highlight of it’s clarity will make up for it! Be careful when selecting your stone; work with a professional, who should steer you to lean up on the clarity grades for the best brilliance!
A true fancy, probably the fanciest of the family! The heart diamond represents longevity and love. The heart shaped creates a bold and romantic look with the shimmer of two symmetrical halves. The symmetry characteristic of the heart shape is very important when choosing the diamond. The heart shape is very popular in solitaire pendants and rings.