What your diamond shape says about you

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Diamond Shape According to Personality

Getting married is a big commitment and making the proposal is an important moment. Yet, before that even takes place, you are scouring all jewellery retailers or designing your own ring. Then there is the stress of whether or not she will like her ring. However, there is a simpler way to decipher what ring your beloved will adore (without giving it away). That is to decide based on her personality. It has been discovered that there is a link between the type a cut a woman chooses and her own unique traits.

If any of these ring true of your one and only, you should think of looking into it further. Perhaps nonchalantly let her linger at the jewellery store window and ask what has caught her attention. If any of your friends are engaged or married, gauge what she feels about their styles of rings. The best tip is not to be afraid of choosing the bold choice, as the ring is a symbol of your love as well.

Round Diamond Shape

The Round Diamond

The round cut is a very traditional and timeless shape. It matches any article of clothing and is for the girl who is elegant, classic and conservative. The classic & timeless style of this shape sparkles like no other. Perfect for the bride who favors quiet elegance and traditional romance. Round brilliant cuts  are very popular and account for the majority of diamond engagement ring center shapes. They are distinguished by their 58 facets and a 360-degree symmetrical shape.

Cushion Diamond Shape

The Cushion Diamond

The cushion is another antique cut, similar to the square. It suits a fine woman, who is fashionable and romantic. For a lady with an old soul.A cushion shaped stone will have a square-rectangular cut with rounded corners & large facets that will enhance the brilliance of the stone. This antique style cut has a classic, romantic appeal, and is also known as “pillow-cut” diamonds.

Princess Diamond Shape

The Princess Diamond

The princess cut is a classic square shape, yet it still appeals to the modern woman. This for the girl is classy and traditional, yet energetic and bubbly. A princess cut diamond is square on the top, features four beveled sides and comes in at a point (like an upside-down pyramid) beneath the shiny surface of the ring. If you want maximum sparkle in a modern design, this is the ring cut for you. The clean lines keep the ring looking contemporary.

Heart Diamond Shape

The Heart Diamond

The heart cut is coming back into fashion in 2015, as an everlasting symbol of love. It best suits a woman who exudes youthfulness, sentimentality, creativity and who is an idealist.  Perhaps the sweetest of all ring cuts, rocking a heart-shaped engagement ring is a bold choice. This is definitely not an engagement ring cut you see everyday, and the women who gravitate toward it tend to stand out in a crowd.

Asscher Diamond Shape

The Asscher Diamond

Similar to the emerald cut, only square. This style was popular in the roaring 1920’s. It is most suited to the woman who is unique, elegant, feminine and dramatic. Asscher cuts have an old world sophistication. Women who love antiques and unique designs tend to gravitate more toward Asscher cuts for their retro look,” she says. Similar to emerald cuts, Asscher cut diamonds have step-cut faceting rather than brilliant-cut faceting, making them understated and elegant. The short, octagonal cut was a hallmark of the ’20s and ’30s and has a distinct Art Deco feel.

Oval Diamond Shape

The Oval Diamond

Typically used for brides with smaller hands and fingers in order to elongate and slenderise. This bold cut suits an innovative, unique, sophisticated woman who is also a leader. Oval cuts have become one of the most up-and-coming, popular diamond shapes. This cut is great for those who love to stay ahead of the trends, but also love a classic, elegant aesthetic.

Emerald Diamond Shape

The Emerald Diamond

This cut is an old fashioned style and suits a woman with a vintage flare. It is suited to a woman who is bold, strong and marches to her own drum. Emerald cuts exude elegance and refinement. The elongated shape and step-cut faceting is great for someone on the more understated side.  This cut is best suited for women who have discerning taste—those who skew classic with an edge.

Marquise Diamond Shape

The Marquise Diamond

This is an extremely bold cut that is sure to dazzle. This is for the woman who commands attention, who is outgoing, and a risk taker. The marquise cut is the ultimate in elegance. Its oval shape meets in pointed ends, resembling the hull of a ship — this cut is also known as the Navette cut (meaning “little boat” in French). In addition to being unique, this cut is also great for someone looking to create the illusion of elongated hands.

Pear Diamond Shape

The Pear Diamond

The pear is a modified Marquise and is an equally bold cut. This is for a unique, fun and adventurous, loving woman. Someone who is an icon of beauty. Shaped like a tear (of joy), the pear cut gives the finger an elongated look. It’s one of the least common engagement ring cuts. Women who move to the beat of their own drum and don’t want a ring like everyone else gravitate toward a pear.

Radiant Diamond Shape

The Radiant Diamond

A Radiant diamond is a rare shaped gem and is not often used in engagement rings.  However, when it is tt most suits a bride who is likes to be different, who is confident and fun. Radiant diamonds suit women with shorter fingers as it adds length. Similar to an emerald cut, the radiant cut is shaped like an octagon. Unlike an emerald, however, the radiant has 70 light-reflecting facets within it, making it quite the dazzler. Women who like radiant cuts tend to be bubbly and outgoing. The brilliant faceting and rectangular shape is great for those who love a lot of sparkle and flash!

Trilliant Diamond Shape

The Trillant

The trilliant, also referred to as trillion is a daring and bold shape. This ring is for the bold woman who is a risk taker, a leader and loves to be different. Trillian diamonds are best for women with long fingers are they can make fingers appear slightly shorter.