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Choosing the perfect Shape

Choosing the perfect diamond shape depends on you and your personal taste. The choice of the diamond shape should reflect your purpose and emotion. Shape is simply a form and does not reflect the quality of the cut. There are 8 different diamond shapes that you can choose from.

 
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Round
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Princess
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Emerald
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Oval
 
 
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Asscher
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Cushion
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Pear
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Marquise
 

 

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Round


Versatile and timeless, the Round cut diamond is the most popular shape of all. With 57 facets, 24 at the bottom and 33 on top, Round cut diamonds radiate maximum brilliance.
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Princess


The Princess cut diamond with square shape is multi-faceted and has pointed corners. This diamond cut is called the "Princess" cut for its royal and elegant look, and is growing in popularity.
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Emerald


The rectangular facets of the Emerald cut diamond creates a unique and vintage look. For a traditional Emerald, you should look for a stone with a length to width ratio of 1.30 : 1.40. This cut has a large open table and highlights the clarity of the stone, making that a more important feature.
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Oval


The Oval shape has all the positive attributes of a Round-cut diamond, especially the brilliance. The length to height ratio will affect the look of the stone.
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Asscher


This diamond is similar to the Emerald cut, except that it is square in shape, with a ratio of 1.00 : 1.05. Like the Emerald Shape, the Asscher will also show any blemishes or inclusions more evidently than other shapes. Its higher crown and smaller table produces extraordinary brilliance!
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Cushion


The Cushion is square in shape with rounded corners and larger facets than Princess-cut diamonds that produce jaw-dropping sparkle. This cut, once upon a time , being the most popular cut, has been around for 200 years!
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Pear


The Pear-cut diamond is pointed at one end and rounded at the other. The multi-faceted tear-drop shape has a fiery look with a lot of sparkle. The length to width ratio will affect the look of the diamond, resulting in a more or less obvious pear shape. It is sophisticaed, stylish and flashy.
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Marquise


The Marquise is similar to the Oval in shape, except that the ends are pointed. If you are drawn to the "Big Bling" look, the Marquise Diamond maybe the best choice for you. The shape maximizes carat weight, resulting in a large size look.