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The circular form of the Brilliant Round diamond exhibit the most fire and brilliance, which makes this shape diamond the most popular. In order for the diamond cutter to achieve the perfect round diamond much of the original rough must be cut off and polished which is why round diamond are priced relatively higher then all the other shapes.search round diamonds
The Emerald-Cut is a step-cut stone that is perfect for accentuating a diamond's clarity, whiteness, and luster. It is rectangular in shape with cut corners. The emerald-cut is recognized as an elegant and classic design.
For the traditional look of an Emerald-Cut, look for a ratio between 1.25 and 1.60. These dimensions allow you to fully enjoy the beautiful parallel facets and blocked corners.search emerald-cut diamonds
The Radiant-Cut is a duo cut which melds the round brilliant shape and the emerald-cut together. It is cut like a square or a rectangle with the corners cut off. Though a fairly new cut, the circular life and brilliance of the Radiant-Cut is truly exceptional.
If you prefer a longer, more rectangular shaped radiant, look for a ratio between 1.25 and 2.00. For a more squarish shape, look for a ratio between 1.00 and 1.10.search radiant-cut diamonds
The Cushion-Cut is a unique shape that has been the popular choice for more than a century. The cushion-cut diamond has rounded corners and deeper facets to maximize its brilliance. Since these larger facets tend to highlight the diamond's clarity, be sure to get a diamond with at least an SI1 clarity grade. Cushion-cut diamonds are available in shapes ranging from squarish to rectangular. To find your preferred dimension, use our "length-to-width" ratio located in our interactive search and in every diamond's detail's page. The length-to-width ratio determines a diamond's outline or how it will look like from the top.
Look for a ratio between 1.00 and 1.05 for a more square shape appearance. Or, if you prefer and more rectangular shape, look for a length-to-width ratio greater then 1.15.search cushion-cut diamonds
The Oval Shape is another variation on the round shape stone. An oval shape center stone can cause the finger to appear longer and more narrow. This shape is perfect for those who are looking for a rare but beautiful look.
For the most attractive and brilliant Oval Shape, look for ratios between 1.30 and 1.70.search oval-shape diamonds