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What Your Diamond Cut Says About You

by Brandon
Last updated on January 13, 2022

Go with what you love. That’s our advice when it comes to selecting a diamond shape for your engagement ring purchase. After all, there’s more to your diamond than just the carats. 

Deciding on which stone to pick shouldn’t take a Myers Briggs personality test (or an engagement ring personality test), but the shape does say a lot about your partner and your relationship.

Here’s a brief overview (in our opinion) about what each shape could symbolize. It’s not rocket science, but a fairly good assessment of personality traits associated with each look. In fact, you could think of it as a diamond personality test, without the hassle.

Princess Cuts Are for Fairy Tales

Princess-Cut Engagement Ring

When a bride wears a princess-cut engagement ring, there’s a definite timelessness to her wedding day style and the couple’s personality. So, there’s no surprise when this couple shows their affection with a bit of PDA and a full-on, fairy-tale inspired wedding day and celebration.

Round Cuts Are for Timeless Couples

Round-Cut Engagement Ring

A round-cut diamond is one of the most coveted and more classic of styles. With dozens of light-scattering facets, this diamond shape is one of the more brilliant and classic options available. So, if there’s a bride out and about donning a stunning solitaire on her ring finger, she sways to the beat of a timeless drive. The couple planning to walk down the aisle probably loves a bit of tradition too, from the first dance to the cake cutting ceremony.

Emerald Cuts Are for the Glamorous

Emerald-Cut Engagement Ring

This cut is classy, sophisticated, and catches attention at every turn. Couples that show off an emerald-cut engagement ring may have a bit of Hollywood wrapped up in their personalities. After all, an Emerald Cut was the look of choice for the one and only Elizabeth Taylor.

Cushion Cuts Are for the Romantics

Cushion-Cut Engagement Ring

The cushion-cut diamond gets its name from the rounded corners and curved sides that make it appear softer than the more square-shaped princess-cut but not as circular as a round-cut stone. It’s more subtle in design, but also strong in style and shows the world how romantic the couple it represents is. This ring is for a heart-to-heart pair, completely in love and not afraid to show it.

Oval Cuts Are for the Trendsetters

Oval-Cut Engagement Ring

As worn by Blake Lively, Kate Middleton, and Serena Williams, oval-cut diamonds have become more popular in recent years. That said traditionalists will enjoy its classic, elegant aesthetic.

Pear Cuts Are for Those Who Beat Their Own Drum

Pear-Cut Halo Engagement Ring

Shaped like a tear of joy, the pear-cut diamond gives the finger an elongated look. Women who don’t want a ring like everyone else gravitate towards a pear, including Katherine Heigl, Anna Kournikova, and Kaley Cuoco.

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