The Different Cuts Of Diamonds And What They Means

What is a diamond cut?

Cut does not refer to shape (pear, oval), but the symmetry, proportioning and polish of a diamond. The cut of a diamond greatly affects a diamond’s brilliance; this means if it is cut poorly, it will be less luminous. Each cuts also has its own unique shine and affects how sparkly the diamond is.

So let’s go over the most popular diamond cuts to help you decide which one is perfect for you.

Round Brilliant Cut

People who love the shape are honest, loyal and very traditional. They are always confident in their own tastes and want to look classy. It is the most popular shape. A round brilliant shape is the original ‘modern’ cut, developed in the early 20th century. Consisting of 58 facets, a round is designed to produce as much sparkle as possible.

Princess Brilliant Cut

Women who like this cut enjoy being in the limelight and are risk-takers. They also behave like leaders and love challenging the norm. Choosing this cut, you love a mix of tradition and change.

Cushion Brilliant Cut

This cut is perfect for people who want a balance of sparkle and a one of a kind look. If you wear a cushion cut diamond, you’re romantic and elegant, with a love of vintage luxury.

Oval Brilliant Cut

 Women who love oval shape diamond are creatively artistic and are not afraid to take risks. They are especially flattering for shorter fingers, as they create an illusion of length.

Baguette Brilliant Cut

This attractive novelty cut is the brilliant baguette. Baguette cut diamonds tend to be small rectangular shaped diamonds commonly used as shoulder stones. They have very limited faceting and as a result are extremely clear stones.

Let’s Wrap Things Up!

So, those are the most popular diamond cuts for the special jewellery that you want to buy. When choosing a diamond, make sure to know what you really like. Do you prefer the vintage look? What’s really important when buying a diamond is the memory. Despite the particular diamond cut you choose, they are forever so make sure you love it. 

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