Which Stone Shape is Right for You?

Cushion, Pear and Emerald, oh my! Find out which shape stone best suits your unique style.
By: 
Naima DiFranco

cushion cut engagement ring

 

 

Cushion

Popular in the Victorian era, this romantic cut has curved corners.

By Jean Dousset Diamonds

 

 

 

round cut engagement ring

 

 

Round

Known for its brilliance and classic shape, the round cut accounts for 75 percent of all diamond sales today.

By Mémoire

marquise cut engagement ring

 

 

 

Marquise

This distinctive shape with pointed ends was created by  French King Louis XIV for his mistress.

By A. Jaffe

 

 

 

 

emerald cut engagement ring

 

 

 

Emerald

Created in the Art Deco period, the rectangular emerald cut is a chic choice.

By Yael Designs

 

 

 

 

 

pear cut engagement ring

 

 

Pear

Resembling a sparkling teardrop, the unique pear cut is sure to elicit tears of joy.

By Tiffany & Co.

 

 

 

 

 

princess cut engagement ring

 

 

Princess

The square shape of the princess cut is the second most popular shape after the round.

By Leo Ingwer


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