The Princess is the most fashionable of all fancy-shaped diamonds. This cut creates a square or rectangular
shaped stone. The princess cut has a unique charm too with regard to its appearance. The allure and
elegance of the princess cut significantly compliments the appearance of an engagement ring. The length to
width ratios vary in size in accordance to how square or rectangular the stone is. A ratio in the region of 1.0 is
a very well designed diamond.
Similar to the princess cut diamond, the emerald is also measured in a length to width ratio. The difference lies
in the length of the diamond. The Emerald cut is generally a more rectangular cut stone that gives its
brightest impression if the length to width ratio roughly 1.30. Notice as well, that the emerald cut has four
rounded edges as opposed to the four pointed edges of the princess cut.
Similar to the emerald, the asscher has four rounded edges but is conversely square in character. Its unique
contour emphasizes the clarity of each diamond. Due to its rounded corners it is important to note that color
may be perceptible at the edges.
The oval diamond is comparable to the circular shaped diamond. However, the length is greater than that of a
circle, giving it an ovular appearance.
The dazzling marquise cut is very exceptional in shape though reminiscent of the oval and pear shaped
diamonds. It is ovular in shape with two pointed tips.
The pear shape diamond is ovular in shape with one rounded edge and a point at the opposite end. The pear,
marquise, and oval diamonds are appealing to the eye because they are slimming in shape.
Similar to the Asscher cut or emerald, the radiant diamond is square or rectangular in shape. The radiant cut
diamond has clipped edges. It is important to note that due to the curved corners, color may be visible in the
The love fashioned diamond is the most unique in shape. This passionate icon is an ideal gift for an
anniversary, birthday, or Valentine's Day.
The cushion shaped diamond has larger facets than most fancy shaped diamonds. These larger facets increase
the cushion cut diamondís luminosity as well as lucidity. It is square in shape with rounded corners.