When men are seeking out the perfect engagement ring one thing they are after is a perfect shaped ring for their beautiful fiancé to be. A classic diamond is thought to be round, brilliant and a kaleidoscope of stunning aspects that bring allure to the eye.
Although this is
true there is a lot more to diamonds than most people choosing one know,
including that they come in a variety of shapes. Although traditionally
diamonds are round and that shape is considered the most popular that
is hardly it when it comes to the majestic diamond.
A round shape diamond is the shape people first think of when considering purchasing a diamond. Many engagement ring settings are specially designed to be paired with a classic solitaire diamond.
This is why round diamonds account for over seventy-five percent of all
diamonds sold now a days. Solitaires are cut to maximize the crown,
girdle and pavilion and are calibrated to allow the most intensity and
brightness that the diamond has to offer. This is a favorable option
when choosing a diamond for a very traditional bride to be.
diamonds are equally as beautiful to the classic solitaire. Ovals are
perfectly symmetrical and look wonderful on women with small hands or
shorter fingers. It allows the hand to appear elongated.
marquise is a long shaped diamond with points at the end and is said to
be inspired by the smile of Marquise de Pompadour. A marquise diamond
is beautiful when paired with smaller solitaire diamonds that enhance
the unique and distinct pointed shape of the diamond.
Pear Shaped Diamonds
shaped diamond combines the beautiful elements of both the oval shaped
and marquise shaped diamonds. The pear is oval at the base and is
pointed at the top and gives the appearance of a tear drop. It
compliments small to average sized hands. Many pear shaped diamonds are
used as pendants and earrings.
Heart Shaped Diamonds
about romantic! A heart shaped diamond is one of the most difficult
diamonds to produce and takes an extremely skilled diamond cutter to
assure an even shape and well defined outline. For a true romantic this
is the most perfect choice in diamond shapes.
Emerald Cut Diamonds
emerald cut diamond is cut in the shape of a rectangle with round cut
corners. When it comes to selecting an emerald cut diamond pay
particular attention to the clarity and cut. In this shape the flaws of
the diamond are more pronounced therefore to choose one that is of the
quality you wish for an engagement ring stone it takes a great deal of
Princess Cut Diamonds
This is a square
cut diamond that is cut with an enhanced number of facets to improve
upon the brilliance and sparkle of the stone. This stone is beautiful on
many different sized hands but is exceptional for those with long
Diamond cutters are still coming up with new shapes as we
speak. Some cutters take classic designs and improve upon their
brilliance. The shape you choose to propose with will be determined by
personal preference and your spin on what your bride to be desires.