Top 10 Diamonds Shapes – Popular Cuts

10 Diamond Shape Video’s

 

Round Diamond Shape Video

This classic round shape which is the most popular is thought to demonstrate love without end much like a wedding band does.

If traditional romance is in your veins than you will be drawn to this shape. This shape screams honest, faithful and conservative with a reluctance to change.

8.56-Carat Round Diamond – $672,698 Click on Image to view Video
This Excellent-cut, F-color, and VVS1-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Radiant Diamond Shape Video

Flirty and trendy is your trademark. You are definitely not run of the norm.

Like your diamond you sparkle and shine. Never a dull moment.

3.01-Carat Radiant Diamond – $40,960 Click on Image to view Video
This G-color, and VS2-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Princess Diamond Shape Video

You demand attention as a leader taking risks and being extravagant.

You love the spotlight and attention your admires give you.There’s always a sense of excitement in everything you do.

8.04-Carat Princess Diamond – $125,038 Click on Image to view Video
This G-color, and SI2-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Pear Diamond Shape Video

If your softer nature longs for traditional romance but you are your own boss, an individual trend setter who knows both sorrow and joy.

Your standards are high which makes it difficult for those around you to live up to your standards. Ease up on your love ones.

10.69-Carat Pear Diamond Black – $890,325 Click on Image to view Video
This F-color, and IF-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Oval Diamond Shape Video

If you are a little more individual as well as creative this egg shape which represents fertility and a desire for children by being stable and faithful then it was meant for you.

Cutting loose now and then while remaining traditional may describe the woman that chooses this shape.

11.22-Carat Oval Diamond – $290,459 Click on Image to view Video
This J-color, and VS1-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Marquise Diamond Shape Video

Your diamond looks larger than it is. You have a superficial attitude towards wealth but desire for an extravagant appearance is obvious.

Status is the name of the game. Be careful not to forget your roots.

3.01-Carat Marquise Diamond – $56,856 Click on Image to view Video
This F-color, and VVS2-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Heart Diamond Shape Video

You are a true romantic to say the least. Fantasy and sentiment can be harmful to real romance in a marriage.

Rose colored lenses are your vogue. Broken heartedness awaits you when the honeymoon and fairytale wedding are over.

10.18-Carat Heart Diamond – $742,122 Click on Image to view Video
This E-color, and VS1-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Emerald Diamond Shape Video

An open heart and personal clarity suggests you are old fashioned. You are cool headed, poised and elegant.

You know who you are and do not seek approval from anyone. You wear your diamond, it does not wear you.

10.03-Carat Emerald Diamond – $281,317 Click on Image to view Video
This H-color, and VS2-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from IGI.

Cushion Diamond Shape Video

This was once referred to as the old mine cut. It has been around for almost 200 years. It was as popular in its day as the round is today.

You hanker for the good old days. Simplicity and a slow lifestyle. No crazy offbeat one nighters.

10.09-Carat Cushion Diamond – $206,175 Click on Image to view Video
This G-color, and SI2-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Asscher Diamond Shape Video

Drama surrounds you. You appeal to a vintage style suggesting you are clear about who you are.

Designed for Royalty would suggest you like to play the part. King Edward VII had Joseph Ascher create it.

10.03-Carat Asscher Diamond – $298,974 Click on Image to view Video
This I-color, and VS1-clarity diamond comes accompanied by a diamond grading report from GIA.

Diamond Cut – A Diamond’s Cut Unleashes Its Light

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Diamond Cut Grading

  • Brightness: Internal and external white light reflected from a diamond
  • Fire: The scattering of white light into all the colors of the rainbow
  • Scintillation: The amount of sparkle a diamond produces, and the pattern of light and dark areas caused by reflections within the diamond
Excellent Grade 1 Excellent Grade 2 Excellent Grade 3
The diamond, which has an even pattern of bright and drl areas, score I the top catergory for all grade-setting detreminants. Excellent Grade 1 Jewelry Exchange Dallas Althought its proportios are different from Excellent Grade Image 1, this diamond has an even pattern of bright and dark areas and scores in the top category for all grade-setting determinants. Excellent Grade 2 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond also scores in the top category for all garde-setting determinants. Excellent Grade 3 Jewelry Exchange Dallas
Very Good 1 Very Good 2 Very Good 3
This diamond’s grade is determined by brightness, scintillation, and polish. Although no individiual proportions would necessarily cause its brightness or scintillation to perform poorly, the combination of this particular set of proportions leads to increased darkness in the pavilion mains. Very Good Grade 1 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond’s grade is determined by its fire, scintillation, and weight ration. It has a ‘splintery’ pattern, most likely caused by a higheer crown height with a somewhat steeper crown angle, accompanied by a long lower-girdle facets. Very Good Grade 2 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond’s gradeis determined by it’s brightness, scintillation, and fininsh. There is a slight darkining within the table and along the upper-girdle facets. Very Good Grade 3 Jewelry Exchange Dallas
Good 1 Good 2 Good 3
This diamond’s grade is limited by it’s scintillation. In this case, the somewhat shallow pavillion angle produces dark pavillion mains. Good Grade 1 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diaond’s grade is determoned by it’s fire, scintillation, and weight ration. A somewhat steep crown abgle, combined with a slightly steep pavillion and this toatl depth, leads to a diamond that displayes a slightly dark ring within the table edge, as well as somewhat dark upper-girdle facets. Good Grade 2 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamon’s grade is limited by its scintillation. The shallow crown angle and low crown height leads to a face -up appearance with a lack of contrast in its pattern and localized darkness (especiallay in the table area). Good Grade 3 Jewelry Exchange Dallas
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This diamond’s grade is limited by its scintillation. The combination of a shallow crown angle and a somewhat shllow pavillion angle leads to a face-up appearance with a lack of contrast and general darkness. Fair Grade 1 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond’s grade is determined by its fire, scintillation, and weight ratio. A slighly steep crown angle, combined with a steep pavillion angle and a large total depth, causes this diamond to display general darkness in the table area and very dark upper-grade area. Fair Grade 2 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond’s garde is limited by ots brightness and scintillation. The large table and a somewhat shallow crown height, with this pavillion angle, cause a general darkness I this diamond, along with a slight fisheye that becomes more evident when the diamond is tilted. Fair Grade 3 Jewelry Exchange Dallas
Poor 1 Poor 2 Poor 3
This diamond’s grade is limited bty its weight ratio. Althought most of the proportions for this diamond are fairly standard, the extremely thisck girdle greatly increases the total depth. Therefore, this diamond’s diameter is much small than its carat weight and would indicate. Poor Grade 1 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond’s grade is limited by its fire and scintillation. This slighly steep crown angle very steep pavillion angle, and total depth all cause this diamond to have a vey dark table area, along with a very dark upper-girdle areas. Poor Grade 2 Jewelry Exchange Dallas This diamond’s grade is also limited by its weight ratio. The somewhat steep crown angle, slightly steep pavillion angle, and very thick girdle greatly increase the total depth. Therfore, this diamond’s diameter is much smaller than its carat weight would indicate. Poor Grade 3 Jewelry Exchange Dallas