Tag Archives: Diamond Cut

Diamond Shapes by Personality

When it comes to diamond shapes, there may not be many (under a dozen) but the setting is what makes their personality – and yours – shine through. That’s where you can get really custom, really crazy, and really unique. Or Uneek. Whatever floats your boat. A funny thing though – the most popular of the diamond shapes seem to attract specific personalities. It’s fun to guess which ones my friends will pick out when we all wax poetic about diamond shapes over a glass of vino. I can usually peg them, but sometimes they surprise me (and I have Read More →

Top 10 Soft Square Halo Engagement Rings

As I’ve said before, the soft square halo is hot hot hot. This shape is perfect for brides who want the classic feel of a round brilliant center stone, but the on-trend look of a cushion shaped ring. My favorite designers do these rings in multiple styles (Verragio, Simon G., Uneek and Gabriel all rock this look!) And this setting was a huge hit this year among Instagrammers and Pinners alike. Below, the top 10 soft square halo engagement rings! First up, this custom 3 carat cushion cut diamond was the centerpiece for a soft, micropave halo we crafted from platinum and Read More →

Top 10 Emerald Cut Engagement Rings of 2015

Oh the emerald cut. The elegance. The simplicity. The necessary perfection! This diamond shape is perfectly suited to those who prefer the simple things in life – simply, luxurious, that is. While the emerald cut’s sparse facets give it a clean, less flashy look, they come with caveats. Fewer facets means less room for flaws to hide. So for an emerald cut to be good, it really has to be gooooood. That means superior clarity, it means a better color, and – without a doubt – it requires a cut grade above the rest. With an emerald cut, what you Read More →

Best Fall Engagement Rings 2015

November has arrived, and with it the element of surprise, as always. Really, we all know logically what follows after October, but somehow with halloween’s excitement the gravy-express-train to Thanksgiving and the holiday vortex just seems so far off. Until it’s 3 days later and the red cups are at Starbucks and you’re gobsmacked about how you got here. Luckily, the thought of turkey lures you into a calm, appropriately trytophan-esque state of denial that there are approximately 90 seconds left in this entire year. And if the thought of turkey isn’t cutting it, the soothing images of fall’s best Read More →