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Diamond Shapes

Diamonds are carbon crystals formed in the earth over millions of years. Once harvested, they are cut by craftsmen into shapes that accentuate light reflection and maximize brilliance, luminosity and fire.

 

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Round Brilliant Diamond

By far the most popular, this is the classic engagement-ring diamond with its crown top, pointed pavilion and 58-facet cut. High quality round brilliant diamonds transform reflected light into sparkle and life.

 

Princess Cut Diamond

Another solitaire engagement diamond, this stunning cut is square or rectangular in shape. It is noted for its brilliance.

 

Emerald Cut Diamond

A classic rectangular shape with cut corners, this diamond displays broad, flat planes with pronounced “stepped” facets. The emerald cut is perfect for a diamond of immaculate clarity.

 

Asscher Cut Diamond

Similar to the emerald cut, this step-cut diamond accentuates colour and clarity. It is square-shaped with cut corners. Popular during the Art Deco era, the Asscher is making a come-back.

 

Cushion Cut Diamond

Also known as "pillow-cut", this diamond has rounded corners with large facets to highlight clarity and increase brilliance. Cushion cut diamonds are available in square or rectangular shapes

 

Radiant Cut Diamond

A square or rectangular cut, this diamond combines the elegant features of the emerald with the brilliance of the round-brilliant cut. It is square or rectangular in shape with cut corners. This cut is know for showing off the colour and brilliance of a diamond.

 

Oval Diamond

Ideal for the small hand, the elongated shape of this diamond lengthens the fingers and hand and has a presence of elegance.

 

Marquise Diamond

Named for the smile of the Marquise de Pompadour and commissioned by Sun King, Louis XIV, this diamond also lengthens the hand and fingers with its classic contours.

 

Pear Shaped Diamond

This tear-drop shaped diamond combines the oval and the marquise, making a beautiful diamond for a pendant or earrings.

 

Heart Shaped Diamond

A universal symbol of love and romance, this diamond is pear-shaped on the bottom with a cleft cut at the top.