Eternal Beauty of a Diamond
No matter what
designer piece you choose, or what style period you prefer, there is
simply no alternative to genuine diamond jewelry. Stunning, elegant
and beautiful in every aspect, the perfect diamond jewelry will make
anyone feel like a million bucks! Whether you are buying diamond
jewelry for someone special or yourself, this is one gift that will
make you stand apart from the rest.
4C's & Shapes Of Diamonds
out a perfect diamond, a buyer must be aware of the 4C’s
i.e. Cut, Color, Carat and Clarity. People generally misunderstood
cut as the shape of diamond. In fact, cuts in a diamond are totally
different from the shape of the diamond. Normally, loose diamonds are
commonly found in certain shapes; emerald, heart, marquise, oval,
pear, princess, radiant, and round. Here is the brief description of these:
Round Cut is
considered the ideal cut for a diamond. It displays the most
brilliance and sparkle. The design also allows it to hide flaws and
imperfections. Found in traditional diamond jewelry, round cut is the
most popular among jewelry lovers.
Oval is an
even, perfectly symmetrical design. It is popular among women with
small hands or short fingers. Its lengthened shape gives a pleasing
illusion of length to the hand.
Marquise is a
shape with pointed ends, which was inspired by the fetching smile of
the Marquise de Pompadour and commissioned by the Sun King's Louis
XIV, who wanted a diamond to match it. It looks stunning as a
solitaire or when enhanced by smaller diamonds.
combines the best of the oval and the marquise. It is shaped like a
teardrop that complements a hand with small or average-length fingers.
the ultimate symbol of romance. The skill of the cutter determines
the beauty of the cut. It looks beautiful when its outlines are well-defined.
This is a
rectangular shape with cut corners. Since insertions and lower color
are more distinct in this particular cut, it is very desirable.
Cut is a square or rectangular cut with many radiant surfaces. It
looks beautiful on a hand with long fingers and is often overstated
with triangular stones at its sides. It is a perfect and popular cut
on engagement rings.
This square or
rectangular cut combines the elegance of the emerald shape diamond
with the brilliance of the round cut.