Diamonds can be cut into many different shapes. The shape
of the rough diamond sometimes determines what the final shape will be so
there is less waste. No matter what your taste is, there's a shape that will
appeal to you. Also note that some shapes are used in the background
supporting the main diamond. Below are the descriptions and diagrams of the
This unique shape is nearly identical to the emerald
cut, except that the edges are square. The pavilion is cut with rectangular
facets just like the emerald cut. When choosing a color grade, consider that
while lower color quality princess cut diamonds are cheaper, the color of
the diamond might be slightly visible in the corners.
Fancy cut diamonds
include shapes that are not standard. They are simply
called fancy cut.