Diamond Shapes


Although rounds are the most popular diamond shape, there are many others to choose from, like cushions, ovals, and hearts. See how they compare, both in terms of performance and cost, and learn how to get the best deal for each shape.

Round Cut Diamonds: A Buying Guide

Round Cut Diamonds: A Buying Guide

Round diamonds are popular and classic. They are a timeless choice for an engagement ring and a style staple in...
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Most Popular Diamond Shapes for Engagement Rings in 2022

Most Popular Diamond Shapes for Engagement Rings in 2022

This French pavé crown solitaire platinum engagement ring features a 1.20-ct round center diamond. © Blue Nile. What's the Difference...
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Buying a Heart-Cut Diamond (Tips and Tricks)

Buying a Heart-Cut Diamond (Tips and Tricks)

This solitaire ring displays the distinctive heart-shaped stone perfectly. This romantic diamond shape is also ideal for a 14K rose...
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The History of Heart Shaped Diamonds

The History of Heart Shaped Diamonds

Hearts and diamonds are a match made in romantic heaven. Hearts display the tenderest of human emotions while the diamond...
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The History of Marquise Cut Diamonds

The History of Marquise Cut Diamonds

A marquise cut diamond is a chic diamond silhouette that not only boasts a noble name, the marquise but has...
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The History of Pear Shaped Diamonds

The History of Pear Shaped Diamonds

The Cut: Marquise + Round = Pear First, let’s look at its shape and discover how this cut handles light....
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The History of Cushion Cut Diamonds

The History of Cushion Cut Diamonds

For those with a deep appreciation for diamond history, and a love for modern styles, the cushion cut may prove...
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The History of Asscher Cut Diamonds

The History of Asscher Cut Diamonds

All faceted diamonds exhibit some special charm. Each shape has its own allure and most women have a preference for...
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The History of Princess Cut Diamonds

The History of Princess Cut Diamonds

A Diamond Cut From Centuries Ago So, you like princess cut diamonds, do you? Well, you’re in great company. Some...
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One Carat Oval Diamonds: A Complete Shopping Guide

One Carat Oval Diamonds: A Complete Shopping Guide

One-carat oval diamonds are versatile alternatives to one-carat rounds. Our guide can help you find the right oval-cut diamond for...
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Buying a Trillion-Cut Diamond

Buying a Trillion-Cut Diamond

A trillion-cut diamond makes a distinctive center stone, but finding a good one can be difficult. Learn how to choose...
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Radiant-Cut Diamonds Buying Guide: Modern & Durable

Radiant-Cut Diamonds Buying Guide: Modern & Durable

Exceptionally sparkly, radiant-cut diamonds are great for engagement rings. But how can you find a top-quality gem? Read our tips...
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Marquise-Cut Diamonds Buying Guide: Vintage & Modern

Marquise-Cut Diamonds Buying Guide: Vintage & Modern

A beautiful and versatile shape, marquise-cut diamonds are perfect for unique engagement rings. Learn how to pick the stone that’s...
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Cushion Cut Diamonds: A Complete Buying Guide

Cushion Cut Diamonds: A Complete Buying Guide

With elegant curves, cushion-cut diamonds have a classic, timeless style. Learn the pros and cons of cushions and how to...
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Pear Shape Diamond Guide: Unique & Stunning

Pear Shape Diamond Guide: Unique & Stunning

Dreaming of a pear-shaped diamond engagement ring? Learn the pros and cons and read our expert advice to find the...
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Different Diamond Shapes: Ultimate Guide with Size & Price Chart

Different Diamond Shapes: Ultimate Guide with Size & Price Chart

Considering different diamond shapes for your engagement ring? Learn how shape affects size and cost and read their pros &...
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Emerald Cut Diamonds vs Asscher Cut Diamonds: A Guide

Emerald Cut Diamonds vs Asscher Cut Diamonds: A Guide

The mesmerizing patterns of emerald & asscher-cut diamonds can give engagement rings a subtle style. Learn how to find a...
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Princess-Cut Diamonds: the Ultimate Guide

Princess-Cut Diamonds: the Ultimate Guide

Princess-cut diamonds are an excellent alternative to rounds. Learn the 4Cs for princess cuts and how to choose the best...
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Oval-Cut Diamond Buying Guide: Beyond the Bowtie

Oval-Cut Diamond Buying Guide: Beyond the Bowtie

Don’t let the bowtie effect keep you from buying an oval-cut diamond. With prices lower than rounds, ovals are also...
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