What are the different shapes?
Vintagediamondring.com has a wonderful collection of antique cut diamonds that were used in the many different eras in history. Estate and vintage engagement rings that used modern fancy cut diamond shapes are still popular today. All of our estate jewelry, and estate engagement rings, are conflict free and ethical. Here is a list of all different diamond shapes, many with GIA certificate diamond reports.
square step cut gemstone with small table whose corners have been cut.
rectangular cut stone with squared corners.
the most common shape of diamonds which has 58 facets.
also known as "pillow-cut" diamonds have rounded corners and larger facets to increase their brilliance.
step cut gemstone whose corners have been cut.
very small table, a heavy crown, and great overall depth. This diamond cut was the fore-runner of the modern cut diamond.
oval shape gemstone with ends sharpened to a point. The length-to-width ratio is very important and should be in the range of 1.7 to 2.0.
Old Miners Cut
shaped into a high crown with a small table, a round to somewhat rectangular girdle, a deep pavilion and a large faceted culet. They are the earliest form of the modern brilliant cut.
Oval Shape Cut
elongated gem-stone with circular ends.
square cut, brilliant gemstone with faceting of a brilliant cut diamond with pointed corners.
Square or rectangular cut gem-stone with the faceting of brilliant diamond with cut corners.
diamonds were formed billions of years ago when our planet earth was forming its continental plates. Diamonds have crystallized at depths estimated between 140 - 190 kilometers.
rounded on one end with a tapering point on the other, like a teardrop.
square cut gemstone with large table.