The first row are actual images of white diamonds, the second and third row are top and bottom views of each diamond showing every facet cut on the stone to make its unique shape.
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 diamonds in the world. From Princess to Round, each shape has its own unique style of cutting 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, proportions 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.<