Knowing Your Engagement Rings: Your Easy Guide to Cuts
When choosing a diamond engagement ring, you may feel that you’re overwhelmed by the choice of jewellery available to you – what kind of cut should you choose? What do the names mean? These are just some of the questions you may ask yourself when you buy engagement rings but may not necessarily know the answers. We’ve got the handy guide to engagement ring styles to answer all of your questions below.
The cushion cut is a classic style which is also known as an antique cut. A simple but stunning design, a cushion cut is almost like a pillow, a cross between an oval and a rectangle shape.
This is a cut which is an incredibly popular engagement ring to buy and one of the ones you’ll have heard of the most. It is a square cut diamond, which tends to be brilliant and dazzling, making it an excellent choice for those looking for beautiful and striking simplicity.
Whilst it used to be known exclusively for a cut of the green emerald gem, it has now become a popular cut for diamond engagement rings. Emerald cut rings feature a rectangle shaped diamond with low corners and a facet which resembles steps. It’s a great for those looking to buy diamonds which are more unique than typical engagement rings.
Another popular style, a round cut is simple and classic and features multiple facets in order to capture fantastic shine. Round cut engagement rings are delicate and gorgeous to look at, and are a safe choice if you’re unsure of which shape to buy.
Growing in popularity in recent years, pear cut rings resemble a pear shape (as the name suggests) and are multi-faceted for added sparkle.
Heart cut diamonds are romantic and have a brilliance which makes them very popular. If you’re looking to buy an engagement ring for someone with girly tastes, then this is definitely the ring for you.
Oval cut rings look great when surrounded by smaller diamonds. Cut in a n oval shape, it contains many, many facets which catch the light and provide a beautiful engagement ring for whoever is lucky enough to have it.
These are just some of the available types of engagement ring, and the most popular styles to buy for engagement rings. If you’re looking for some additional help when you buy jewellery in Hatton Garden, feel free to pop into our store or contact us online to help you find the best style for you.