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Diamonds captivate buyers in different shapes, sizes
The ultimate gemstone diamond is known as the hardest substance found in nature. Of all the gems adoring women, diamond bedecks as well as complements her beauty the most elegantly. Diamond symbolises status, wealth, love and belief etc.
OF ALL the gems adorning a woman, the crystallised carbon bedecks as well as complements her beauty the most elegantly. Isn’t it?

This coupled with rising gold prices and lump in the diamond industry (thanks to recession) has lead to the increased sales as well as subsequent awareness about diamonds.

Status, wealth, love, belief- diamond symbolises it all.

Be it the rose tinted Kohinoor or the blood diamonds, history has been carved and continues to with this hardest natural substance, first traded in Venice, 1499.

But wait! Do we even know the varieties and shapes of this beloved gemstone? Yes! No!
Let’s get started then.

The most preferred, round shape is the ideal shape of a diamond. It is the only shape that has the perfect proportion defined.

“I adore the square shaped Princess cut,” says Monisha Oswal, a socialite. It is the classic shape in all modern designs.

A variation of the classic emerald cut, the Asscher cut was developed in Holland by the Asscher brothers. The facets of the diamond point down on the bottom like a scissor cut charming.
One of the grandiose looking shapes, the Marquise shape is a long diamond. Set in white metal, particularly platinum. It is a perfect symbol of a new beginning.

The Emerald cut is basically the one in which the stone is cut in a rectangular shape with soft rounded corner. It is classic indeed!

The Cushion diamond shape is pretty unusual and has a unique combination of round and square outline .It is rarely possessed.

“Regarded as a beautiful feminine shape, the Pear shape diamond is the most popular design for rings or earrings” says Mala owner of Solitaire Studio.

If these aren’t enough, then...

Drop everything! One of the most romantic diamond shapes is the Heart shape .The briolette is an antique gemstone cut that is the hottest new gem trend at weddings.

Then there is the bold and the most dramatic, the Trillion diamond which is triangle in shape.

 

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