❁ The moissanite 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...
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT DIAMOND SHAPE
1. ROUND BRILLIANT
❁ Round brilliant cut diamond are known for being the most brilliance and sparkly.
❁ Round shape is most popular shape known for its one-of-kind sparkle.
❁ A round brilliant contains 58 facets including the culet. This wonderful shape it 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 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 diamond, they're designed to give an 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 ‘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.
❁ Popular since the 1980s, the Radiant Cut Diamond lives up to its name: it is impressively radiant and brilliant.
❁ The radiant cut diamond owes its brilliance to the 70 facets found its pavilion and crown. The precision of each facet offers immense brilliance and fire. The radiant cut’s brilliance is surpassed only by the round brilliant cut.
❁ Asscher cuts look similar to emerald cuts with the most obvious difference being that they are square, as opposed to rectangular. This cut features large step facets and a high crown that produces a brilliance unlike any other diamond shape.
❁ Diamond experts often refer to the shine and sparkle of an Asscher cut diamond as an endless hallway with reflective mirrors.
❁ The width-to-length ratio of the trillion cut diamond is 1 :1 since it must be cut to create an equal triangular appearance.
❁ The trillion cut diamond has from 44 to 50 facets. Because of this, a well-cut and proportionate diamonds in this shape have a very sharp sparkle and fire.