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Round Cut

Round cut stones remain the most popular shape for diamond engagement rings, anniversary rings, and so much more. Round cuts feature a symmetry that is smooth and easy to work with for any jewellers.

Sparkling round stones set into four-prong, six-prong, bezel, or tension settings exude incredible glamour with understated elegance and prestige.

Our round brilliant cut diamonds are certified by the main bodies; GIA, HRD and IGI Antwerp.

 

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Round diamond engagement rings

The classic shape everyone thinks of when thinking of diamonds, this cut gives the most sparkle.

Round diamond engagement rings feature a round brilliant cut diamond in the centre or may be a cluster halo look featuring round brilliants for a multi-stone look.

Examples of round cuts:

  • A round brilliant contains 57-58 facets, sparkling from all angles when worn.
  • Single round cuts have around 18 facets; single cuts are commonly used for smaller carats and side stones. Melee diamonds (very small stones) feature both round brilliant cut and single cut.
  • Rose cut diamonds have 24 facets with a dome-shaped top and no pavilion.

Round gemstones

Round gemstones may contain 57-58 facets or less.  Round cut gemstones bring a wealth of vibrancy and beauty to any ring, pendant, necklace, or bracelet.

FAQs – Round Cut Diamonds

What is a round cut diamond?

A round cut diamond is a diamond cut that features a circular shape with a combination of both brilliant and step-cut facets, which creates a high level of sparkle and fire.

How does a round cut diamond compare to other diamond cuts in terms of appearance?

A round cut diamond is considered the most popular and traditional diamond cut due to its high level of sparkle and fire, symmetry, and classic round shape.

How does the cost of a round cut diamond compare to other diamond cuts?

The cost of a round cut diamond can vary depending on its carat weight, color, and clarity, but it is generally considered to be the most expensive diamond cut due to its high demand.

Can a round cut diamond be used in engagement rings?

Yes, round cut diamonds are a popular choice for engagement rings due to their high level of sparkle and fire, symmetry, and classic round shape.

Can a round cut diamond be worn everyday?

Yes, a round cut diamond is a durable gemstone and can be worn every day without fear of damage.

Is a round cut diamond a good alternative to other diamond cuts?

A round cut diamond is a popular alternative to other diamond cuts for those looking for a classic, timeless and traditional look.

How should I care for my round cut diamond jewelry?

To take care of your round cut diamond jewelry, you should avoid exposing it to harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaning. Clean your round cut diamond jewelry with a mild soap and warm water, and store it in a safe place.

How can I tell if a diamond is round cut?

A professional jeweler can usually identify a round cut diamond by its circular shape and the presence of a combination of both brilliant and step-cut facets.

Are there any specific considerations when buying a round cut diamond?

When buying a round cut diamond, you should consider the symmetry, the quality of the diamond’s cut, and the diamond’s carat weight, color, and clarity, as these factors will affect the overall sparkle and appearance of the diamond.

Can a round cut diamond be paired with other gemstones?

Yes, round cut diamonds can be paired with other gemstones such as sapphires, rubies, or emeralds in a side stone engagement ring, or even in a halo setting. They can also be used in three-stone engagement rings or in a pave setting.

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