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Diamond Shape

DIAMOND SHAPE

Diamond shape
Diamond shape
You can easily distinguish and identify a diamond based on its shape. The diamond shape is the geometric outline shape of the diamond as you look at it from the top down. Every diamond shape will have its own unique cut specifications and attributes. The correct shape of a diamond speaks volumes about the personality and style of the person wearing it, Each shape has its own essence and story. Some are considerably more modern while others seem more classic. Choose a diamond that resonates with your being and becomes an integral part of your life. There are many different types of shapes of diamonds. The most popular are the Round brilliant, followed by Princess shaped diamonds. At Yadav Diamonds, you can choose from the 12 most popular diamond shapes, certified by GIA and IGI. There are classic twelve diamond shapes like round, princess, cushion, oval, emerald, pear, marquise, radiant, square radiant, asscher, heart, trillion that are most popularly used for jewelry and engagement rings. Others Exotic shapes include Baguettes, Bullets, Half Moons, Trillion, Old Mine, Rose, even Horse head.
Diamond shape
Few things to consider while studying diamond shapes:

Diamond shape vs diamond cut

Diamond Shape and Diamond Cut have two distinct meanings. It is very common for customers, jewelers and other industry professionals to use the terms interchangeably. Theoretically shape is the outline of a diamond and the cut of a diamond refers to the facets, proportions, dimensions and overall reflective qualities that make a diamond sparkle.

Length-to-width ratio of a diamond

Diamond Shape and Diamond Cut have two distinct meanings. It is very common for customers, jewelers and other industry professionals to use the terms interchangeably. Theoretically shape is the outline of a diamond and the cut of a diamond refers to the facets, proportions, dimensions and overall reflective qualities that make a diamond sparkle.

Diamond shape affects price

The shape of your diamond directly affects its price. Round diamonds, tend to be 10% - 20% priced higher as compared to other shapes (referred to as fancy shapes) because of its popularity, market demand, increased manufacturing costs, and their incredible brilliance. Shapes with the most rough carat wastage tend to be most expensive. Diamonds with a higher carat weight in ther depth tend to be less expensive because they also llok smaller and deeper than other shapes.
Fancy shaped diamonds include all diamonds other than round. Blue Nile offers nine different fance shapes, including princess, emerald, Asscher, cushion, marquise, radiant, oval, pear and heart.
Refer to the table below to understand differences in prices of different diamond shapes when all other attributes of cut, clarity, colour are constant in the GIA certified stones. In the chart below, we've examined the 10 popular shapes Carat: 1.00 - 1.05, Cut: Excellent, Color: G, Clarity: VS2

ROUND SHAPE DIAMOND

PRINCESS SHAPE DIAMOND

EMERALD SHAPE DIAMOND

ASSCHER SHAPE DIAMOND

CUSHION SHAPE DIAMOND

MARQUISE SHAPE DIAMOND

RADIANT SHAPE DIAMOND

OVAL SHAPE DIAMOND

PEAR SHAPE DIAMOND

ROUND SHAPE DIAMOND

PRINCESS SHAPE DIAMOND

EMERALD SHAPE DIAMOND

ASSCHER SHAPE DIAMOND

CUSHION SHAPE DIAMOND

MARQUISE SHAPE DIAMOND

RADIANT SHAPE DIAMOND

OVAL SHAPE DIAMOND

PEAR SHAPE DIAMOND

ROUND SHAPE DIAMOND

PRINCESS SHAPE DIAMOND

CUSHION SHAPE DIAMOND

OVAL SHAPE DIAMOND

EMERALD SHAPE DIAMOND

ASSCHER SHAPE DIAMOND

PEAR SHAPE DIAMOND

MARQUISE SHAPE DIAMOND

RADIANT SHAPE DIAMOND

HEART SHAPE DIAMOND

TRILLION SHAPE DIAMOND

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