Diamond Shapes

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My favourite diamond: Princess cut

2019-05-15T17:06:18+00:00

Shape & characteristics The Princess cut is a square shape whose facets reflect the brilliance of a Round Brilliant cut and hence, are ideal for those who like the brilliance of a round but prefer a square shape. It was first introduced in the 1960s. Its precursor was the ‘Barion cut’ invented by Basil [...]

My favourite diamond: Princess cut2019-05-15T17:06:18+00:00

My favourite diamond: Cushion cut

2018-08-15T03:04:59+00:00

In the first of a series, we explore a variety of diamond shapes starting here with the Cushion cut. We hope that these are a brief, yet informative guide to help you select that ideal shape for your finger. Shape The Cushion cut distinguishes itself in the shape of a square with rounded corners [...]

My favourite diamond: Cushion cut2018-08-15T03:04:59+00:00

Diamond cut grading and certification

2018-08-04T05:41:57+00:00

Off the 4C’s that value a diamond – Cut, Colour, Clarity and Carat Weight, the Cut is probably the most under-estimated and yet has the biggest impact on the sparkle of a diamond. But are diamonds cut for Certification or to obtain the maximum sparkle? What is the importance of a diamond certificate in [...]

Diamond cut grading and certification2018-08-04T05:41:57+00:00

Shapes

2018-09-17T20:47:25+00:00

Diamond Shapes A Round Brilliant is a diamond cut with 58 facets so as to have exceptional brilliance. The shape resembles that of a cone and provides maximized light return through the top of the diamond. This popular cut has the perfect proportions and symmetry to maximize a diamond's brilliance and fire. The Princess cut [...]

Shapes2018-09-17T20:47:25+00:00