An Introduction to Diamond Cut Shapes

5 December 2016 / Blog

Buying a diamond can be difficult, especially if you don’t know where to start. Here is a quick introduction to a few traditional diamond cuts.


Round diamond are your classic diamond shape. They are the most popular diamond shape.Round diamonds are praised for their brightness and sparkle.

Princess Cut

Princess Cut diamond are the most popular choice for engagement rings. They are square in shape, but taper down to a point on the bottom much like round diamonds. Princess Cut diamonds are easy to fit into all different styles of rings.


Oval diamonds have an elongate shape that give the illusion of a larger size. Oval diamonds are another shape known for their brilliance.


Marquise diamonds are a football shape. They tend to appear to have the largest surface area of all diamond shapes.


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