Diamond shapes and cuts

Asscher Cut

Asscher Cut

This cut of diamonds has its name from the Asscher Brothers of Holland. In 1902 they discovered a new way of cutting diamonds copping the corners. This cut was not very popular until it became famous ought to the television serial “Sex & the city” whe...
Cushion Cut

Cushion Cut

Cushion cut is a traditional cut, consists on a cross between the Old Mine Cut and a modern oval cut. Its brilliant is not as powerful as the other cuts ones but has a traditional meaning of love symbolizing romanticism in a classic look. The cushion...
Emerald Cut

Emerald Cut

The emerald cut was at the beginning (as its name indicates) developed for cutting emeralds. This cut is characterized for its sophistication. The emerald cut makes more evident the flaws and inclusions of the diamond, so it’s important to get a g...
Heart Shaped

Heart Shaped

This cut is considered the most romantic one as it is the final symbol of love. This cut looks very similar to the pear shape but with a cleft at the top. It’s difficult to buy a heart cut diamond online because many times you can’t see the real dim...
Oval Shaped

Oval Shaped

The main characteristic of the oval cut is its brightness very similar to the round diamond one. This cut could be classified us recent cause it was created by Lazare Kaplan in the late 1950s -early 1960s. Is not a very common one but its effect into...
Pear Shaped

Pear Shaped

The pear cut gives to the diamond a teardrop appearance and that’s why it’s also called “teardrop diamond”. It provides lots of sparkles and flashes to the diamond and the cut is able to make both the simplest and the most elaborate diamond ring a sophi...
Princess Cut

Princess Cut

The round brilliant cut is the standard of the diamond engagement rings but the princess cut is the most popular among the non-round diamonds. It gives you a touch of innovation and a maximum brilliance to the diamond. When choosing a setting for your...
Radiant Cut

Radiant Cut

The radiant cut combines the best of the round cut (its fire) and of the emerald and Asscher cut (its less fiery shape)! This cut was designed to have the most brightness possible. The radiant cut diamond is often a rectangle (sometimes square) with...
Round Shaped

Round Shaped

The round cut has become the most popular one for diamond engagement rings. The cutting has evolved a lot since it was created, ought to the investigations on light behavior and the precise mathematical calculations it can be the perfect gem. This...