When you are shopping for a diamond ring one the most important things to consider is which type of cut you desire. The cut determines the dimensions, brilliance, and finish of jewelry. The most popular diamond cut the classic round cut or round brilliant cut. Pictured below, you can see this type of cut amplifies the brilliance and scintillation of the diamond. This can make it seem as though the ring sparkles and dances in the light. The round brilliant cut is coned shaped which helps the light reflect to the top of the diamond. This is how they achieve that amazing diamond sparkle!
Now for a bit of history on the round cut diamond. Believe it or not, this type of cut dates back all the way to the 17th century when they were know as Mazarins! A breakthrough was made when Vincent Peruzzi increased the number of crown facets from 17 to 33, this dramatically increased the amount of brilliance and fire. Since then the round cut has become the most popular diamond cut in the world!
If you are looking for the perfect diamond the round brilliant cut diamond is certainly a fantastic options, but if you are just not interested in this type of cut check out the princess cut diamond here!