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Selecting a diamond

It is important that the diamond you choose matches her unique personality

Use this guide to select a diamond shape

Round Brilliant

Round Brilliant

The most popular of all diamond shapes, a round brilliant diamond width 58 facets is the traditional shape for an engagement ring, and has become a timeless classic.

Princess Cut

Princess Cut

The top of a princess cut diamond is square with pointed corners, while its overall shape is a pyramid. It radiates fire and brilliance, and is a contemporary alternative to the classic round brilliant diamond.

Marquise

Marquise

An elongated shape with pointed ends inspired by the fascinating smile of the Marquise de Pompadour and commissioned by the King Louis, who wanted a diamond to match it.

Oval

Oval

An oval diamonds is a modern take on the traditional round brilliant. A perfect shape for the woman who adores the fire of the round brilliant diamonds, but wants something that is slightly different.

Pear

Pear

The pear shaped diamond is a brilliant cut diamond that combines the shape of an oval diamond and a marquise diamond.

Emerald

Emerald

This style of cut was originally used for the cutting of emeralds, but was discovered to be perfect for diamonds. With its old world elegance, it has become increasingly popular once again and is a classic diamond shape.

Radiant

Radiant

Radiant cut diamonds are distinguishable by their cropped corner. They have 70 facets and are usually rectangular in shape. Radiant cut diamonds combine the elegance of an emerald cut diamond with the brilliance of a round diamond.

Cushion

Cushion

Cushion cut diamonds have been popular for over a century and are the go-to choice for celebrities. This shape has rounded corners and larger facets for increased brilliance

Heart

Heart

The heart shaped diamond represents the ultimate symbol of love. It is a complex cut which requires very skilled cutting to ensure optimum brilliance

Fancy shapes

Fancy shapes

Any diamond shape that isn't round is know as a 'fancy' shape. Fancy shape diamonds were developed to maximise a diamond's beauty.