Diamonds come in a variety of shapes, the term Diamond Shape signifies the form, manner and style of shaping a rough diamond stone. Above we have selected the top ten most famous shapes of diamond in the world. From Princess to Round, each shape has its own unique style of cut that maximizes the color and brightness of the stone.
A Diamond Cut is a style or design guide used when shaping a diamond for polishing such as the brilliant cut. Cut does not refer to shape but the symmetry, proportioning and polish of a diamond. The cut of a diamond greatly impacts diamond brilliance; this means if it is cut poorly, it will be less luminous.