The Top 5 Most Popular Cuts of Diamond

Diamonds come in a plethora of sizes and shapes, all offering a stunning kaleidoscope of pure sparkling brilliance. When it comes to choosing a piece of diamond jewellery for that special person in your life or even a treat for yourself you’ll soon realises there is an extensive range of different diamond cuts to choose from:

1. Round Brilliance Diamond

This is by far the most popular cut of diamond, making up 75% of diamonds sold today it offers quite a simple shape but with ultimate brilliance and shine.

2. Princess Cut Diamond

When it comes to engagement rings, the princess cut is the most popular choice of diamond. It’s square in shape and offers a similar brilliance to the round cut diamond.

3. Emerald Cut Diamond

This has a reputation of being one of the most elegant of diamonds; its rectangular shape creates a really unique look. This diamond doesn’t offer the fieriness that the princess cut does however its long panels create dramatic flashes of light.

4. Marquise Cut Diamond

The Marquise is an elongated oval shape; its unique shape can make the diamond appear bigger and more sparkly than a diamond of the same carat weight. This diamond is a variation of the round brilliance cut.

5. Pear Cut Diamond

This diamond is another popular choice for use in diamond rings because of its very elegant look. It’s also known as a ‘teardrop diamond’ due to its shape and is a combination of the round brilliance and the marquise cut.

Whether you’re looking for a stunning diamond engagement ring for that lucky lady in your life, a beautiful pair of earrings or a striking diamond necklace, Simon Wright Jewellery is the perfect place. Simon will work closely with you to create a distinctive and unique piece of jewellery specifically tailored to your requirements.

To find out more about our exceptional jewellery making service call us today on 020 7490 0665 or visit us at our workshop today in Clerkenwell, London.

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