Choosing a diamond shape is all matter of personal taste, especially when you are buying an engagement/wedding ring.
The traditional diamond shapes are symmetrical and present radiance of sparkle and twinkle to the diamond.
There are a variety of fancy shapes, which offer unique characteristic for each diamond shape.
The most popular “fancy” shaped diamonds are described below:
This shape has set the pattern for all diamond shapes available. It is calibrated through a precise formula to achieve the maximum in fire and brilliance.
An oval diamond is similar to a round diamond. This shape gives the illusion to accentuate long slender fingers and is found to be very popular with women. This shape determine.
This diamond shape is similar to the pear shaped diamond; this shape has two pointed ends. As this shape is quite unusual the carat weight gives the impression of a larger looking diamond compared to other shapes.
Pear Shaped Diamond
This shape is a mixture of oval and marquise, it is shaped like a sparkling teardrop. If you choose a longer pear shape, the length of the diamond creates a slimming effect on the fingers.
Heart Shaped Diamond
This diamond shape is a symbol of love and is essentially a pear-shaped diamond with a cleft at the top. The skill of the cutter determines the beauty of the cut.
Emerald Cut Diamond
This rectangle diamond has cut corners and highlights the clarity of the diamond shape with rectangular facets to create unique brilliance.
Princess Cut Diamond
This is a popular fancy shape diamond. Its beautiful brilliance and unique cut makes them to be quite popular for engagement rings. The princess has pointed corners and is traditionally square in shape and has numerous sparkling facets. This shape is very flattering to a hand with long fingers.
This is a uniquely different traditional triangular shape with pointed corners or a more rounded triangular shape. This shape is definitely for the adventurous.
This shape is a combination of emerald and round diamond and is known as fancy shapes. This cut requires more weight to be directed toward the diamond’s depth in order to maximize its brilliance.
Cushion Cut Diamond
This shape is one of the most popular antique styles cuts around. It has round corners and large facets to increase their brilliance under bright light.