The princess cut accentuates the diamond’s brilliance rather than its luster, with triangular and kite-shaped facets radiating from the center. The higher fire and brilliance compared to other mixed cuts accounts for the popularity of princess cut diamond and engagement rings.
Round brilliant cut diamonds are distinguished by numerous facets, shaped to maximise the white light returned through the top of the diamond, significantly increasing its fire and brilliance.
Radiant cut diamonds are distinguished by the central cross pattern created by the pavillion facets. The radiant cut diamond has a total of seventy facets, and it exists in a large number of modified forms with differing facet arrangements and combinations.
The pear shaped diamond is a modified brilliant diamond. Pear shaped diamonds are also known as teardrops, and are a hybrid between the marquise cut and the round brilliant diamond. Our range of pear shaped diamond rings vary in length and width. We individually inspect each pear shaped diamond and analyse the cut dimensions to ensure maximum brilliance and scintillation.
Marquise cut diamonds have elongated ends that stretch the diamond into an oval shape, creating a slender and striking look. With the brilliance and sparkle of a perfect round brilliant cut diamond, the marquise is a flattering diamond shape that has a regal feel to it.
The emerald cut diamond is distinguished by the step cuts of its pavilion and large open table. Emerald cut diamonds produce a hall-of-mirrors effect, with the interplay of light and dark planes. The long lines and dramatic flashes of light give the emerald cut an elegant appeal.
The cushion cut diamond combines a square cut with round corners, resulting in a 'pillow' shape that gives it its name. The cushion cut has been around for almost 200 years, and as such has an antique look to it.
The baguette cut diamond is a slender, rectangular step cut diamond, often seen as an art deco diamond style. The baguette cut diamond speaks to the wearer’s personality and style, as it accentuates luster, whiteness and clarity, but downplays its fire.
The emblematic Asscher cut diamond was the first signature cut to be patented in 1902. The Asscher diamond is a type of square emerald cut with specified parameters for the diamond’s crown height, table size, and facet alignment.
Heart shaped diamonds are based on a round brilliant cut, modified into the shape of the universal symbol of love. This complex shape is romantic and a beautiful choice for a ring.