Through careful research using information from the Association of Bridal Consultants and TheKnot.com, we offer detailed definitions of the most popular cuts and which bride each shape speaks to. We hope this information helps our brides to express themselves as an individual and a couple on your special day. The engagement ring is also considered a starting point when wedding planning. Once your ring shape is matched with your personality, the planning road can become easier to navigate.
The most timeless and sought after shape is the Round Brilliant-cut diamond. Its 57 facets bring out the most fire, brilliance and clarity of all the shapes. A round shaped ring speaks to a bride that is traditionally centered and always looks utterly put together. This easy going, dependable personality is marrying her best friend. At a wedding that is just as classic and romantic as the ring.
For a more regal style, the Princess-cut, the second most popular shape. Princess cut diamonds are square or slightly rectangular in shape with pointed corners and an array of intricate facets that increase the diamond’s inherent sparkle. The Princess cut ring speaks to a bride who loves all things that sparkle. She enjoys the good things in life and her relationship falls in line with a fiancé that loves to spoil her rotten. This bride goes all out and above complete with horse-drawn carriage and the biggest ball gown sprinkled with crystals along her train. Her taste is Moet and her guests will enjoy only the best in everything.
For an ageless, elegant look, the Emerald-cut diamond with its long, lean lines speaks to a sophisticated socialite bride. The rectangular cut, which has a relatively larger open table top, flat surface and fewer facets, highlights the clarity of the diamond more than any other shape reflects the organized and conservative spirit of this honestly open bride. This bride is completely
in awe of her hero and he in turn is marrying the girl of his dreams. This wedding is fun and very interactive with many interactive guests’ stations such as a candy buffet, taco bar, lighted dance floor and a lounge area for intimate conversations.
The Radiant-cut is relatively scarce and appeals to those seeking a unique look. This cut combines the geometrical lines of the emerald shape with the sparkling brilliance of the round cut. Its trimmed corners are the signature characteristic of this shape. This clever cut has been popular for more than a century. With a soft and romantic look, the Cushion-cut (or “pillow-cut” as it is often referred to as) has rounded corners and larger facets to increase the stone’s brilliance. The Radiant cut speaks to a bride who takes a cue from the classics. Legendary styles like Grace Kelly, Chanel, and other women who set themselves and demand respect. This unique bride is marrying a man who lets her be her and doesn’t try to cage the singing bird. This wedding will include photos so timeless and classic, dating them will be next to
The fancy-shaped Heart diamond is for the confident woman who is all heart. While sometimes selected for engagement rings, it makes a beautiful choice for pendants in fancy colors such as yellow, pink or red. The heart shaped ring speaks to a more
sentimental bride. She is a creative soul who is very feminine, sensitive and dramatic. This bride is a shameless romantic and her hubby to be is head over heels. Her imagination and his willingness to please her promises a petal covered aisle, ice sculptures shaped as doves and chocolate covered love wrapped in soft tissue paper. She definitely does not believe less is more.
Your personality is unique in your own way. Use this time to not only discover who you are but also get to know yourself as a couple. This new identification deserves your attention and no detail is too small. The most important thing is to have fun. With all the worry and nervous knots, the whole circus is over is less than one day. So, slow down and take some time to smell the roses before you purchase 500 of them.