The cut of a Diamond is the only property which is totally dependent on man. Cut refers not only to the shape of the Diamond, but more importantly its proportions, symmetry and finish or ‘make’.
Proportions and angles influence the internal reflection of light as well as the dispersion of light leaving the diamond. This determines the brilliance and fire (brightness and sparkle) of the diamond and ultimately its perceived beauty. Cut therefore, is actually one of the most important aspects to consider when choosing your Diamond. A Diamond can be cut for maximum weight recovery from the rough gem or cut to correct proportions which results in maximum brilliance and beauty.
All cuts are based on scientific formulas to maximize the return of light from the Diamond. Diamond cuts include; Round Brilliant, Princess (Square), Heart,
Emerald (Rectangle with corners removed), Baguette (Rectangle), Marquise (Leaf shaped), Oval, Pear, Radiant (Square, corners removed) or Trillian (Triangle).
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