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Oval Diamonds An Excellent Cut Oval shaped diamond has 56 facets in elliptical shape and is similar to a round brilliant. Created in the early 1960’s an oval diamond is an elliptical shape, family of the round brilliant diamond shape. Oval diamonds are very popular due to their big appearance, displaying much fire and scintillation.
Marquise Diamonds Marquise diamonds also named Marquee or Navette diamonds exist swallow, Medium an thick.Medium is best. Marquise diamonds have the same brilliance and facets as a round brilliant cut diamond.
Pear Diamonds A Pear shaped diamond, also named Teardrop is a combination of oval and marquise cuts with 57 facets. Ideal for pendants, necklaces and earrings.
Heart Diamonds Well proportioned heart diamonds are very rare! The best shaped Heart diamonds are cut with even lobes and with a well-defined outline. Heart shape diamonds are hard to find and are considered most sentimental of all diamond shapes.
Radiant Diamonds Fascinating square cut shaped Radiant diamonds, combining the nobility of the emerald diamond and the brilliance of a round. With it 70 facets it maximize the sparkles and the effect of color refraction.
Cushion Diamonds A Cushion diamond is a modified brilliant cut with cropped corners with 58 facets. Cushion diamonds are generally thicker and will best reflect colors. Princess Diamonds A Princess, also named Princessa diamond, has similar facets to a round brilliant with rectangular appearance, square modified brilliant cut. A perfect princess diamond must be square shaped with 90 degree angles on each corner and with 57 to 70 facets. A Princess shaped diamond is a young cut, designed for getting maximum brilliance from a square cut.
Trillion Diamonds A Trillionshaped diamond, also named Trilliant diamond is a beautiful unusual triangular fancy shape with 50 facets. Very commercial economical diamond shape due to the flat diamond cut. The corners of this shape can be straight edged and curved. A One carat trillion looks as large as a 1.50 Carat round brilliant diamond.
Asscher Diamonds Asscher shaped diamonds are square emerald cut with cropped corners. Abraham and Joseph Asscher created the Asscher cut diamond in 1902 in Dutch part of Europe. Today this shape is outdated. Viewed from the top it shows like four wings. Fancy Diamonds On behalf of round brilliant shaped diamonds all other shapes are fancy shapes without standards This beautiful natural horse shaped diamond is one of the various fancy diamond shapes just as this star diamond created by our famous Antwerp cutters, polishers.
Rough Diamonds Mysterious Rough Diamonds. Emergence and origin of natural rough diamonds. Rough 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 (90–120 miles) and 300 to 400 km (180-250 miles by temperatures of 4'750 Degrees Celsius, 8'582 Degrees Fahrenheit and a pressure of 25,000 tons per square cm.
Fancy Color Diamonds Natural fancy intense tinted, colored diamonds are 200.000 times more rare and expensive than white diamonds! Impressive to know that the annual World production of white diamonds of Exceptional White + D color LC/IF is all together only a few 900 Carats! This emphasizes the extreme rareness of natural colored diamonds.
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