Selecting the Perfect Diamond Shape
Developed in 1902 by the Asscher brothers of Holland, it has deep stepped facets to enhance and capture light. Its square cut resembles a square emerald cut with cropped corners.
A traditional cut with octagonal corners. Popular in the 1920's, this cut has endured and become fashionable once again with its clean straight lines and geometric form.
Cushion cut or pillow cut diamonds have rounded corners and designed with larger facets to capture more light. The larger clean areas of surface make for more play of light adding to brilliance.
Traditional cut that leaves room for inner brilliance. Used to create stunning engagement rings that show off the center diamond.
Used in earrings and pendants, this type of cut is now used with engagement rings.
A classic style the brings back a new “traditional look”. Beautiful in solitaire engagement ring settings.
A style of cut that is best for the center setting in engagement & anniversary rings. Also pairs for matching earrings in a beautiful statement in simplicity.
Half oval, and half marquise the pear cut or teardrop cut is new old style for engagement rings. Its shape has come to symbolize the promise of a future together which is sealed with the giving and accepting of a ring.
The square cut with its extra faceting makes the diamonds inner fire have more natural brilliance and scintillation.
Designed for maximum brilliance and inner fire to show off the diamonds reflective qualities. The radiant cut diamond is often rectangular to enhance its clarity. It has become very popular right now in engagement rings.
BRILLIANT ROUND CUT
The standard cut for diamond shapes. 58-facet cuts divided among a crown, girdle, and pavilion has been refined over time to achieve the maximum in fire and brilliance.
This cut that may be the traditional triangular with pointed corners or the more rounded triangular. 25 facets on the crown, 19 facets on the pavilion, and a polished girdle make this a showpiece for hand crafted or one of a kind designs.