❁ The diamond shape refers to the outline shape of the diamond as you look at it from the top down, Ex (Round, Oval, Princess, Emerald, Cushion, Heart, Marquise, Asscher, Pear, Trapeze, and Baguette) are all shapes, and are often referred to as 'Fancy Shapes'.
❁ Your engagement ring is not only a symbol of your love story with your partner, but it will be one of your most treasured heirlooms starting from the breathtaking moment you put it on your finger.
❁ When it comes to choosing your preferred diamond shape, each diamond shape has its own standout features, keep reading for our easy-to-follow breakdown...
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❁ Round brilliant cut diamonds are known for being the most brilliant and sparkly.
❁ A round shape is the most popular shape known for its one-of-a-kind sparkle.
❁ A round brilliant contains 58 facets including the culet. This wonderful shape is symmetrical 360-degree, creating an extraordinary show of light
❁ Oval-cut diamonds are an elegant way to give fingers an elongated look.
❁ Oval shape diamond is a modified version of the round brilliant diamond.
❁ The oval shape is also a favorite among royals, such as the rings of Princess Diana - and Kate Middleton - and Meghan Markle.
❁ Princess-cut diamonds are known to be a traditional shape. Similar to round brilliant diamonds, they're designed to give optimum brilliance.
❁ The princess shape is the second most popular style, after the round brilliant, thanks to its square and clean lines, which grant this classic shape with a modern twist look.
❁ A cushion-cut diamond looks like a pillow and is known to have a more antique or vintage appeal.
❁ This cut, also known as the old mine cut, has been around for over 200 years, making it a timeless design.
❁ An emerald diamond is one of the more elegant shapes, these diamonds are cut with long, sophisticated lines.
❁ The emerald shape has an elegant and aristocratic feel, which makes it perfect for those who like regal styles.
❁ A marquise-cut diamond is considered a classic choice for an engagement ring. These diamonds have a boat shape and are very brilliant.
❁ The marquise cut is a slender shape with pointed ends.
❁ Pear-cut diamonds are designed to make light dance through them. They are both traditional and brilliant.
❁ The pear shape features a rounded edge on one side and a tapering point at the opposite end, also known as a ‘Teardrop’.
❁ A symbol of love, therefore making a heart-shaped diamond the ultimate symbol of romance.
❁ The silhouette of this diamond shape emulates a heart and, as it happens with Pear and Marquise shapes, it needs to be symmetrical to create a breath-taking sparkle.