Shape

Every diamond has its own features, characteristics, aesthetics and charisma. The shape in to which a diamond is crafted gets itself a distinct individuality. We at DiamondsnYou want you to understand the details of shape which will further enhance your knowledge and assist you in buying your dream diamond. Select your shapes as it is a matter of tastebelow.

Round

The round brilliant cut diamond is the most common and popular diamond shape in todays market. Since the inception of diamond cutting, light behaviour theories have been extensively studied to conclude the optimisation of fire and brilliance in a round diamond and balancing of Cut. Color and Clarity.

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Princess

This is one of the most popular diamonds and because of the exceptional cut and stunning brilliance; it is considered as the favourite for rings. The princess is square in shape and has pointed corners. Color may be slightly visible in its corner in case such as of J color and they differentiate greatly in square and rectangle.

For a princess diamond shape that is a square, look for the length-to-width ratios between 1.00 and 1.05.

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princess-diamonds

Emerald

This shape remarkably varies with its pavilion, which is cut with rectangular facets to craft an exceptional optical look. It highlights the clarity of the diamond as it has a larger, open table and for SI clarity, one should ensure the clarity plot on the certification. Also, emerald-cut diamonds are differentiated with their rectangular shape and the length-to-width ratios, which shall determine the diamonds outline or its top view. An Asscher cut diamond is suggested for an emerald cut with a squared outline.

A standard emerald shape will look for a length-to-width ratio between 1.30 and 1.40.

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emerald-diamonds

Radiant

Radiant cut diamonds have their corners trimmed and that makes it a popular and flexible choice for jewellery. A radiant-cut looks very beautiful when set with baguette or round side-diamonds. Radiant-cut diamonds can vary in their degree of rectangularity. The length-to-width ratio will determine the diamond's outline, or its top view.

For a radiant diamond shape that is square, we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios between 1.00 and 1.05 and if you are looking more of a rectangular shape, then we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios greater than 1.10.

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radiant-diamonds

Cushion

Cushion-cut diamonds or also commonly known as "pillow-cut" diamonds, have rounded corners and larger facets to increase their brilliance. They are available in shapes ranging from rectangular to square.

For a cushion-cut diamond shape that is square, we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios between 1.00 and 1.05 and if you are looking more of a rectangular shape, then we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios greater than 1.15.

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cushion-diamonds

Pear

Pear cut diamond is also known as a teardrop because it has a single point and rounded end. This extraordinary look of the pear shape makes it a popular choice for a variety of diamond jewellery such as rings, pendants and earrings.

For a typical pear-shaped diamond, we suggest you to look for a length-to-width ratio between 1.45 and 1.75.

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pear-diamonds

Marquise

The shape of a marquise diamond is such that it makes the finger appear slender n long and looks stunning when set between round or pear-shaped side stones. This cut can maximize the carat weight and so one can get a much larger-looking diamond. The length-to-width ratio will determine the diamond's outline, or its top view.

For the most customary marquise-cut diamonds, we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios between 1.75 and 2.25

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marquise-diamonds

Oval

An oval diamond has an attractive brilliance which resembles to a round diamond and they are popular as the length can highlight slender and long fingers. The length-to-width ratio will determine the diamond's outline, or its top view.

For the most traditional oval diamonds, we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios between 1.33 and 1.66.

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oval-diamonds

Asscher

This shape has its own extraordinary beauty and is closely identical to emerald cut, but has a square outline.

If you select a diamond with this cut and with a SI-clarity, we suggest you to ensure the clarity plot on the certification.

For Asscher-cut diamonds, look for length-to-width ratios between 1.00 and 1.05.

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asscher-diamonds

Heart

Heart shape diamond is a very popular cut as it depicts symbol of love and so are diamonds. The combination of heart and diamond makes a dream come true jewellery.

For a typical heart-shaped diamond, we suggest you to look for length-to-width ratios between .90 and 1.10.

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heart-diamonds