Tell Us More

Share a bit more information with us
to finalize your Free Quote request.

You are looking for information regarding:

2 to 10+ carat
Round Diamond
Country
United States Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia, Plurinational State of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Chinese Taipei Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic East Timor Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island and McDonald Islands Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea (South) Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Moldova, Republic of Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palestinian Territory, Occupied Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Republic of China Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Barthélemy Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin (French part) Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Serbia and Montenegro Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Swaziland Sweden Switzerland Syrian Arab Republic Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania, United Republic of Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Minor Outlying Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe

Round cut diamonds are the most popular diamonds sold across the globe. According to statistics, about 75 percent of the diamonds sold are round cut diamonds. The reason for the popularity is to do with the brilliance that a round cut diamond has over other cut diamonds. Almost all round diamonds are brilliant cut and therefore they are considered ideal for jewelry. The brilliance of a round diamond is largely due to the mechanics of its shape, one that allows maximum light to be reflected. Most round diamonds will have 58 facets (flat polished surface). The stone will have 57 facets if it does not have a culet (small facet at the bottom of the diamond). So why it that round cut diamonds, are expensive when it is compared to most other diamond cuts? Let us have a look at the reasons.

While the demand for round diamonds is more, the yield is relatively low. These two factors together contribute to the higher cost per carat weight of round diamonds. If any product is in demand, its price will generally escalate and it is the same in the case of the round cut diamond. The lower yield is primarily due to the round shape and the number of facets that a round diamond has. The amount of rough stone wasted to create a round diamond is more. When a round diamond is cur out of a rough diamond, the wastage is generally higher when compared to that of other diamond cuts. Therefore, the cost per carat weight of round diamonds is higher. If we are to compare a round cut diamond with a diamond of any other cut, with both diamonds having same carat, color and clarity, the cost of the round diamond will be about 25 to 35 percent more than the other cut diamond. In spite of this increased price, round diamonds are still considered the favorite choice of diamond jewelry buyers.

Check the education section for a detailed explanation of the 4 C’s.

Learn more about the Diamond’s Clarity, understand how the clarity affect the Diamond Prices.
Learn more about the Diamond’s Color, understand how a different color can affect the Diamond Prices
Learn more about the Diamond’s Cut, understand how the clarity tremendously affect the Diamond Prices
Learn more about the Diamond’s Carat (weight), 2 Carat diamond, 3 Carat diamond or 4 carat diamond prices are depending many variables.

Check the loose Diamond Prices

Diamond Registry provides you with a diamond price list which shows an average of the current market pricing trends for wholesale certified loose diamonds.

Related Articles

Marquise Cut  Explained
Diamond Cuts & Shapes

Marquise Cut Explained

Marquise cut diamond
Diamond Cuts & Shapes

Marquise cut diamond

Choosing loose diamonds for unique engagement rings
Diamond Cuts & Shapes

Choosing loose diamonds for unique engagement rings