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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.

 

Asscher Cut

antique engagement ring

square step cut gemstone with small table whose corners have been cut.

 

Baguette

Vintage Baguette Wedding Bands

 

rectangular cut stone with squared corners.

 

Brilliant Cut

 

GIA Engagement Ring

the most common shape of diamonds which has 58 facets.

 

Cushion cut

 

3.06 Carat GIA K VS2 Cushion Cut Vintage Diamond Ring

 

also known as "pillow-cut" diamonds have rounded corners and larger facets to increase their brilliance.

 

Emerald Cut

 

 

step cut gemstone whose corners have been cut.

 

European cut

1.71 Carat GIA Art Deco Style Diamond Ring

 

very small table, a heavy crown, and great overall depth. This diamond cut was the fore-runner of the modern cut diamond.

Marquis Cut

 

Marquis Solitaire Diamond Engagement Ring

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

 

Classic 14 Kt White Gold GIA 2.48 Carat Oval Diamond Engagement Ring

elongated gem-stone with circular ends.

 

Princess Cut

 

Gia Engagement Ring

 

square cut, brilliant gemstone with faceting of a brilliant cut diamond with pointed corners.

 

Radiant Cut

 

Square or rectangular cut gem-stone with the faceting of brilliant diamond with cut corners.

 

Rough Diamonds

 

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.

Pear Shape

 

GIA 1.11 Carat Solitaire Pear Shape Diamond Ring

rounded on one end with a tapering point on the other, like a teardrop.

 

Square Cut Shape

 

square cut gemstone with large table.