When you think of diamonds, you might picture the classic round shape, which is the most traditional. But if you’re looking for something less ordinary, there are many different other shapes available, to fit  your style and taste. 

Diamond shapes are categorized into two groups: round diamonds and fancy shape diamonds. Fancy shape diamonds refer to any diamond that is not a round  brilliant.

Round Brilliant Cut 

Perfect for a classic engagement ring. It has been created to produce an intense sparkle which will make it  appear bigger. 

Princess Cut 

Available in both square and rectangular shapes. While the color of other diamonds is  displayed mainly in the center, this cut shows distinct color in each of the corners, as well.

Marquise Cut 

Marquise cut diamonds are the perfect shape for emphasizing the size of the diamond. The elongated shape  of a marquise cut makes the diamond look huge and your fingers appear more slender.

Cushion Cut 

Available in square and rectangular shapes. One of the oldest diamond cuts, it has seen a recent resurgence  in popularity. Cushion cut diamonds tend to have impeccable brilliance and clarity thanks to their rounded  corners and larger facets.

Emerald Cut 

Its “hall of mirrors” effect due to its large rectangular shape, showcases a different kind of sparkle. It is one of  the rarer diamond shapes. Its unique elongated shape gives a slimming effect on the finger.

Radiant Cut 

This cut combines the lines of an emerald cut with the brilliance of a round diamond. One of the most bril liant cuts due to the truncated corners that provides tons of sparkle and may appear larger than a round one.

Pear Shaped Cut 

Unique and beautiful, the teardrop style of pear shaped diamonds is exceptional. Soft and delicate look, their  elongated shape gives fingers and hands a slimmer appearance.

Oval Cut 

Classic appearance and modern twist. They have most of the brilliance of rounds, but their elongated shape  has a lengthening effect on the finger. It is a very popular cut in all types of jewelry.


The Asscher Cut diamond has a similar facet arrangement to the Emerald Cut but is octagonal. The mesmerizing windmill pattern of an asscher-cut diamond is great for a vintage, Art  Deco look.


Definitely the most romantic of all cuts. It is one of the most difficult diamond shapes to cut, the eye-catching  Heart shaped diamond is made up of between 56 to 58 facets and is beautiful to see.

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