The diamond is called the king of stones. Its appearance has enchanted people for centuries. Nobody can escape its spell. It gives you self-confidence, strength, helps you to organize your thoughts and stands for loyalty. A single diamond is the first step in creating a personal piece of jewelry or is an exclusive gift to surprise your loved ones with an eternal spark.
The brilliant cut is probably the best known cut. Due to the star-shaped arrangement of the facets and the resulting refraction of light, this cut creates a hypnotising sparkle. No wonder, the French term "brillant" means "shining" in German. The round cut is characterised by 56 facets and its table.
As the name suggests, the cushion cut is a square or rectangular cut with rounded corners that are reminiscent of a pillow. The cushion cut is usually cut with 58 facets.
The princess cut is a square version of a diamond. Seen from above you can see a square shape, from the side it looks like an upside-down pyramid. With 57 or 76 facets, this cut is one of the most popular.
An Asscher cut diamond can be compared to an emerald cut, which also has 57 facets. The difference is that an Asscher cut is square and not rectangular. It's a very original and rare shape where the clarity of the stone is standing out.
A rare cut with high symbolic and emotional value. Heart cut diamonds are made in the shape of a heart. It can be combined very well with other diamond shapes, but is also perfect as a solitair piece due to its characteristic shape. An unmistakable diamond of pure love.
The baguette cut, also called radiant, is a rectangular or square cut that is characterised by its flattened corners. This noble, majestic cut comes in different numbers of facets. Today, 66 facets are particularly popular.
The pear shape is a unique combination of the brilliance and the classic style of the brilliant cut and the marquise cut. Those two cuts combined give the diamond on one side a rounded, on the other side a pointed end. The stone usually has 58 facets.
The radiant is a unique hybrid cut with 70 facets. This shape is a variation of the princess cut. In contrast to the princess cut, the corners are in the style of an emerald cut. The cut-off corners are the distinguishing mark of the radiant.
Originally the emerald cut was mainly used for emerald gemstones, hence its name. It has cut-off corners and a wide and flat table that looks like stairs if you look at it from the top. This style is known as a "step cut". The emerald has typically 57 facets, although the number of rows of facets can vary.
The oval cut is a popular, timeless facet cut. In addition to its elegance and simplicity, the great popularity of the oval cut is mainly due to the fact that the elongated shape and symmetry of the cut often make oval gemstones appear somewhat larger than those of the same weight in other cut shapes.