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May 16, 2024 2 min read

In the world of engagement rings, diamonds steal the spotlight. But within this dazzling array of gemstones lies a realm of diversity, where shapes range from classic to unconventional, catering to every individual’s taste and style. While round brilliant cuts remain timeless, there’s a growing trend towards unique diamond shapes that reflect personality and preference. Embark with us on a journey through some of the most distinctive diamond shapes that are rewriting the rules of traditional engagement rings. 

Asscher Cut 

Step into the roaring 1920s with the asscher cut diamond. This art deco-inspired shape features a square silhouette with cropped corners and a mesmerizing hall of mirrors effect. Its geometric allure exudes vintage elegance, making it a favorite among those with a penchant for old-world glamour. 

Marquise Cut

For those who seek drama and sophistication, the marquise cut delivers in spades. Resembling a boat’s hull with pointed ends, this elongated diamond shape creates the illusion of longer, slender fingers, while maximizing carat weight. Its regal presence commands attention and adds a touch of theatrical flair to any engagement ring. 

Pear Cut 

Combining the timeless allure of the round brilliant cut with the graceful tapering of a teardrop, the pear cut diamond is a symbol of refined romance. Its unique shape offers versatility, allowing it to be worn with the tip pointing up or down, depending on personal preference. Whether adorning a solitaire setting or embraced by a halo of smaller stones, the pear cut exudes timeless elegance with a modern twist. 

Radiant Cut 

Bridging the gap between the classic emerald and brilliant cuts, the radiant cut diamond boasts a square or rectangular shape with trimmed corners and a brilliant facet pattern. Its fiery brilliance and geometric symmetry make it a contemporary choice for those who crave sophistication with a hint of edge. Perfect for the modern romantic who seeks a balance between tradition and innovation. 

Heart Cut 

What better way to declare your love than with a heart-shaped diamond? This symbol of everlasting devotion is as romantic as it gets, with its unmistakable silhouette and sentimental appeal. Whether nestled within a delicate setting or showcased as a bold statement piece, the heart cut diamond captures the essence of true love in its purest form.

In the world of engagement rings, the quest for uniqueness knows no bounds. From vintage-inspired asscher cuts to contemporary radiant cuts, each diamond shape tells a story and reflects the individuality of its wearer. Visit Soha Diamond Co. to collaborate with our gemologist and designer where together, you and your partner can create a fully custom, one-of-a-kind engagement ring. Whether you’re drawn to the timeless elegance of the pear cut or the dramatic flair of the marquise cut, Soha Diamond Co. can source any diamond shape to suit every style and personality. So, dare to be different, and let your engagement ring shine as brightly as your love story. 


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