Understanding the Shape and Cut of Diamond

By: Olympic Diamond

Diamond, an allotrope of carbon has been hailed as the most precious hardest material of the world. It is solid, well-polished and comes in several shapes. Get in any diamond store and you will come up with hundreds of designs and shapes. Oval diamonds, round diamonds, big diamonds, and heart shaped diamonds to name a few. Now choosing the shape of your diamond is important for it plays a pivotal role in determining the outward appearance of your jewellery.
While choosing the ‘shape’ of your diamond, don’t get confused with the word ‘cut.’ Shape denotes the outward expression or appearance of your diamond. If the stone is oval, it is oval shaped diamond; if it looks heart-shaped, it is heart shaped diamond.

Now the term ‘cut’ is tagged with the way the diamond is polished and fashioned.
Oval diamonds are very popular among women, who have smaller hands and shorter figures. Oval diamonds are also a popular choice for gifts. Apart from oval diamonds, heart shaped diamonds are also worthwhile. Heart shaped diamonds are usually preferred for their unique look. The beauty and dignity of heart shaped diamonds to a great extent depends on the craftsmanship of gem cutter. A gem cutter can add his imagination in a heart shaped diamond. This is why the cut, craft and facet configurations of heart shaped diamonds vary from jeweler to jeweler.
Heart Shaped Brilliant Cut diamonds are also popular in the fashion industry. Because of their brilliance and fine-edged cutting, heart shaped brilliant cut diamonds are god choice to put in earrings and pendants. Along with heart shaped brilliant cut diamonds, heart-cut diamond rings are also nice examples of gem cutter’s superb craftsmanship. Heart cut diamond rings are available at a cheap rate in the jewellery stores of the World Wide Web. Innumerable diamond sores have come in existences, who offer latest diamonds at a cheap rate. With the help of a few clicks, you can bring your favorite diamond to your door. It saves your time and you can finalize everything at the comfort of your own home.

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