When choosing a diamond shape for an engagement ring, it’s important to consider personal preferences, style, and the characteristics of each shape. Here’s a breakdown of the top 4 diamond shapes:
STYLE: Vintage or Art Deco.
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES: Rectangular facets, stunning reflections.
CONTEMPORARY VARIATION: See the crisp pointed edges of the square ‘princess’ style.
IDEAL FOR: Those who appreciate vintage aesthetics, Art Deco lovers, and individuals looking for a contemporary twist.
TYPE: Contemporary choice.
TRAITS: Blends round brilliant and slender marquise silhouette.
FLATTERING QUALITY: A flattering shape that can elongate the fingers.
FLEXIBILITY: Can be worn in either upward or downward direction.
SUGGESTED FOR: Individuals seeking a contemporary and flattering design.
CONNECTION: A close cousin of the round shape.
FEATURES: A blend of tradition and modernity that produces a subtle elongating impact.
SUGGESTED FOR: Individuals who value traditional design with a twist.
STYLE: Timeless and versatile.
CHARACTERISTICS: Designed to enhance sparkle and look effortlessly elegant on almost any finger.
RECOMMENDED FOR: Those who appreciate a classic and timeless style.
TOP TIP FOR CHOOSING THE PERFECT ENGAGEMENT RING:
While diamond shape (cut) is an essential component of the overall engagement ring look, remember that it is all of the 4Cs (Cut, Colour, Clarity, and Carat) that are vital to buying the perfect engagement ring for you.
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