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Which Diamond Cut Has the Most Glitter?

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If you're buying a diamond engagement ring, one of the most important decisions you'll make is what type of cut to get for your diamond. While there are many factors that go into choosing a cut—like budget and personal preference—one thing that's often overlooked is how much "glitter" the stone has. Glitter refers to the amount of light return that comes off an object, and more glitter means more sparkle! In this blog post, we'll help you compare different cuts so that you can make an informed decision as to which one gives off the most amount

Round Brilliant Cut

If you’re looking for the most brilliant diamond, then the round brilliant cut is undoubtedly your best bet. The name says it all—round diamonds are cut into a well-defined spherical shape that maximizes their surface area, allowing them to sparkle even more than other cuts. Round brilliant diamonds are also typically the most expensive and durable of all of their cousins. In addition, they’re incredibly versatile: whether you want a showstopper for the ring finger or something understated for an eternity band, there’s a round diamond to be found in your price range!

While these gems may be considered traditional by some standards (they have been around since ancient times), they still hold up today as one of the world's favorite gemstones; after all, if it ain't broke...

Emerald Cut

The emerald cut is a square or rectangular shape with 63 facets. It’s not quite as popular as some of the other cuts, but it can be very beautiful. The emerald cut diamond has an eye-clean brilliance that makes it a great choice for jewelry designers looking to add sparkle and shine to their designs. If you want something more unusual than round, marquise, pear or heart shaped diamonds, then the emerald cut may be right for you!

Princess Cut

The princess cut diamond is a square shaped diamond and is not as popular as the other cuts. However, it does have some benefits. For one thing, it gives you more sparkle than most other cuts of diamonds because of its square shape which allows for more facets and therefore more light reflections in different directions. This makes them ideal for people who want a larger stone with less clarity (or vice versa). They’re also great choices if you’re looking to spend less money on your diamond because they are usually lower priced than round brilliant and marquise diamonds but will still give you plenty of sparkle!

Oval Cut

When you think of an oval cut diamond, the first thing that comes to mind is probably an engagement ring. It's a very popular choice for rings because it's so versatile and can fit any finger size! The added brightness from the rounded edges also makes this a good choice if you're looking for something with more glitz than your typical round cut or princess cut diamond.

The main differences between oval and other cuts are in their shape (oval) and how they reflect light (already mentioned). These differences make them ideal choices not only for jewelry but also as accents in furniture like tables or chairs, chandeliers, and other decorative items in your home.

Asscher Cut

The Asscher cut is a square cut with 58 facets, and was developed by Joseph Asscher in 1902. The name comes from the Dutch word for “asscher,” which means “to cut.” It's a very rare diamond cut, with only 0.5% of mined diamonds being asscher-cut diamonds.

Marquise Cut

The marquise cut is one of the most popular diamond shapes, and it’s also a great choice if you’re looking to create something that sparkles. The marquise shape is similar in appearance to a teardrop with more rounded ends than the emerald cut diamond, but it has more surface area than either of them.

Marquise diamonds are often used for solitaire rings and pendants because they have an elongated look that can be elongated further by adding small accent diamonds along the band or chain. They also look amazing when paired with round stones like pearls or sapphires.

Pear Cut

A pear-shaped diamond has a pointed top and bottom, with the widest point at the bottom. Pear-shaped diamonds are also referred to as “egg” or “teardrop” shaped diamonds.

Pear-shaped diamonds are rare because they must be cut from rough (unprocessed) stone, which is not often found.

Because of their rarity, pear-cut diamonds tend to be more expensive than round cut stones of similar size and quality. They can also cost more than other fancy cuts because they require more time and effort to create a good grade pear that will sparkle in different lighting conditions (without looking dull). In Europe, where European Union countries have agreed on standards for grading pear cut diamonds into three categories based on their proportions: small/medium/large; medium/large; large only; it may take up to 30% longer for an expert cutter at Sotheby's GEMS™ New York City headquarters in Manhattan's Diamond District™

Heart Shape

Heart shape diamonds are the most popular diamond cut for engagement rings and anniversary rings. They're also used in bridal jewelry, wedding jewelry, and other special pieces of fine jewelry.

When searching for a heart shaped diamond you should look for a cut that will show off the brilliance of your stone. The right cut will maximize light return through the crown by exposing as much surface area as possible to incoming light. For example, our Hearts & Arrows cut displays an open center that allows maximum exposure to light rays entering from above or below the stone at an angle—resulting in more sparkle!

People tend to choose a brilliant cut diamond, but it's good to know about other options.

When you’re choosing a cut for your diamond, it pays to know about all the different options. The main thing to keep in mind is that the more facets there are on your stone, the more light it will refract and disperse. This means that a diamond with lots of facets will have more sparkle than one with fewer—but there are other factors that come into play as well. For example, some cuts have better polish than others and this can affect how much light they reflect in different ways.

The most popular choice by far is the brilliant cut—this is what most people think of when they picture diamonds on engagement rings or solitaires around their necks at weddings (or even just walking down the street). This shape has 58 facets along its crown side and an additional 58 on its pavilion side; combined together they create an emerald-like appearance which gives off plenty of sparkle without sacrificing clarity or carat weight too much (although larger diamonds usually do cost more).

However if you want something really eye-catching then consider going for something like an emerald cut instead; although these aren’t quite as traditional looking as brilliants due to their rounded edges being visible from certain angles under bright lights such as sunlight reflecting off them directly onto your retinae making them appear “glowy” sometimes too much so depending on where exactly things fall between high/low quality craftsmanship versus being made out entirely out materials like plastic instead which doesn't hold up over time but still looks good enough while still retaining value so long as nothing happens physically damaging any part(s) inside each individual piece itself before

Conclusion

In the end, each cut has its own unique beauty. If you're looking to get a diamond engagement ring, it's important that you know all of your options and choose what works best for you and your partner. We hope this article gave you some insight into different types of diamond cuts so that when it comes time to make a decision on your own engagement ring or wedding band, we'll have helped guide along the way!

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