Diamond Shapes for Engagement Rings

Exploring the Most Popular Diamond Shapes for Engagement Rings

Choosing the perfect engagement ring involves many decisions, and one of the most significant is selecting the diamond shape. Each shape offers a unique aesthetic and character, making it essential to understand the options available. At H&S Jewellers, we offer a diverse range of diamond shapes to suit every style and preference. In stock, we have a limited display of ring styles to get you started, as we find everyone wants to add their personal touch. We at H&S Surfers Paradise would love to journey with you & make your engagement ring unique. Here’s a guide to the most popular diamond shapes you can consider for your engagement ring.

Round Brilliant Cut

Timeless Elegance: The round brilliant cut is the most popular diamond shape, known for its exceptional brilliance and sparkle. This classic shape features 58 facets designed to maximize light reflection, creating a dazzling display of brilliance and fire. Its versatility makes it suitable for various settings and styles, ensuring it remains a timeless favourite​ 

Princess Cut

Modern and Sparkly: The princess cut is characterized by its sharp, square or rectangular shape with pointed corners. This modern cut offers excellent sparkle due to its many facets, making it a popular choice for those seeking a contemporary look with lots of brilliance. It’s perfect for solitaire or multi-stone settings​ 

Cushion Cut

Soft and Romantic: The cushion cut, often referred to as a pillow cut, features rounded corners and larger facets that enhance the diamond’s brilliance. This shape is a blend of the round and princess cuts, offering a soft and romantic appearance. Cushion-cut diamonds are particularly stunning in vintage or halo settings​

Emerald Cut

Sophisticated and Elegant: The emerald cut is known for its elongated, rectangular shape and step-cut facets, which create a hall-of-mirrors effect. This cut emphasizes clarity over brilliance, making inclusions more visible but offering a sophisticated and elegant look. It’s a perfect choice for those who appreciate a more understated yet classic style​ 

Oval Cut

Unique and Flattering: The oval cut offers a unique twist on the round brilliant cut, providing similar brilliance with an elongated shape. This cut can make fingers appear longer and slimmer, and it works well in solitaire or halo settings. The oval cut is ideal for those who want a distinctive yet timeless diamond​ 

Pear Shape

Elegant and Elongating: Also known as a teardrop shape, the pear-shaped diamond combines the best of the round and marquise cuts. Its unique shape is flattering on the finger and offers a blend of brilliance and elegance. This shape is perfect for those looking for something different yet classic​ 

Marquise Cut

Bold and Dramatic: The marquise cut features an elongated shape with pointed ends, creating a dramatic and bold look. This shape maximizes carat weight, making the diamond appear larger than it is. Marquise diamonds are ideal for those who want a standout, statement piece​ 

Asscher Cut

Vintage Charm: The Asscher cut, with its square shape and step-cut facets, is reminiscent of the Art Deco era. It offers a vintage charm and sophisticated appeal, making it perfect for those who love antique-inspired designs. This cut emphasizes clarity and depth, giving the diamond a unique character​ 

Heart Shape

Symbol of Love: The heart-shaped diamond is the ultimate symbol of love and romance. Its distinctive shape makes it a perfect choice for sentimental and romantic engagement rings. Heart-shaped diamonds require a skilled cut to ensure symmetry and brilliance​ 

Choosing the Right Diamond Shape

Selecting the right diamond shape depends on personal style, finger shape, and the desired setting. Whether you prefer the timeless brilliance of a round diamond or the unique elegance of an emerald cut, each shape offers its own beauty and charm. At H&S Jewellers, we are committed to helping you find the perfect diamond to symbolize your love and commitment.

Visit our store in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, or explore our collection online at H&S Jewellers to discover the perfect diamond engagement ring that suits your style and budget. Our expert team is here to guide you through every step of your purchase, ensuring you make an informed and confident decision.

Call on 1300 754 450 & we can start the journey to your perfect engagement ring.