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Your Guide to Dazzling Diamond Cuts

June 15th, 2024

close up image of the facets of an exquisitely cut diamond

The careful crafting of each cut unleashes the intrinsic allure of a diamond, showcasing a distinct aesthetic that profoundly transforms any engagement ring or jewelry piece. With their extensive inventory of engagement rings, this renowned jeweler ensures that every choice reflects the uniqueness of the wearer. Each design magnificently highlights the diamond's natural brilliance, capturing light and attention with its impeccable facets. From the subtle glow of a softly rounded cut to the sharp splendor of a more geometric shape, our selection available at Hannoush Jewelers offers endless possibilities to embody personal style and taste.

a round cut, chanel side stone engagement ring

Timeless Round

A testament to enduring charm, the classic round cut has graced engagement rings for centuries, favored for its ability to maximize light reflection with 58 meticulously arranged facets. This cut casts a radiant glow that complements any setting, making it an ideal choice for those who cherish a blend of tradition and brilliance. It suits anyone looking to symbolize their love with an emblem of eternal elegance.

a yellow gold solitaire engagement ring on a bed of leaves

Regal Princess

Introduced in the 1980s, the square-shaped princess cut quickly became a favorite for its sharp, modern lines and brilliant facets. Designed to maximize the stone’s sparkle, it features between 58 to 76 facets, depending on the specific cut and proportions. Its bold, contemporary aesthetic makes it perfect for those who appreciate a touch of sophistication and a strong, audacious statement in their jewelry, positioning it as a superb choice for a unique engagement ring.

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Daring Emerald

The dazzling, rectangular emerald cut, whose origin dates back to the Art Deco era, is celebrated for its architectural lines and a unique arrangement of facets that produce a hall-of-mirrors effect. Its step cuts and flat plane highlight the sheer clarity and luminous depth of the stone, making it ideal for only the highest quality diamonds. The sophisticated, understated appeal of this cut appeals to those who value elegance and clarity in their jewelry. It is a wonderfully distinguished choice for engagement rings.

a woman’s hand in the sand, wearing a marquise diamond halo engagement ring

Distinctive Marquise

Originating in the 18th century, the marquise cut was inspired by the smile of the Marquise de Pompadour, commissioned by King Louis XV of France. Its elongated shape with pointed ends is designed to maximize carat weight, giving it a larger appearance. With typically 56 to 58 facets, it creates a dramatic display of light. This cut suits those who seek a ring that makes a bold, yet refined statement, enhancing the finger’s elegance.

a pear shape diamond engagement ring with a double halo

Feminine Pear

Tracing its origins to the 1400s, this teardrop-shaped cut, the pear shape, blends the best of the marquise and round styles, culminating in a singularly elegant design. Its unique silhouette features 58 facets, optimizing brilliance and creating a soft, balanced light reflection. This shape is particularly flattering on the hand, elongating the fingers gracefully. Ideal for those who desire a touch of classic sophistication with a hint of whimsical charm in their engagement ring.

an oval cut diamond against a piece of gray fabric

Romantic Oval

With origins dating back to the 1960s, the elongated oval cut combines the brilliance of a round cut with a unique, stretched silhouette. It typically features 56 to 58 facets, which enhance its ability to capture light and create depth. This shape not only lends a distinctively modern twist to jewelry but also flatters the hand by elongating the fingers, making it an excellent choice for those seeking elegance with a contemporary flair in their engagement ring.

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Explore Incredible Diamonds at Hannoush Jewelers

Discover a superb selection of diamond engagement rings at Hannoush Jewelers, featuring a variety of cuts that cater to every style and personality. Whether you’re seeking loose diamonds to create a custom piece or prefer the allure of designer engagement rings, our extensive collection is sure to captivate. Visit our locations in Braintree, Brockton, Auburn, Marlborough, North Attleboro, Massachusetts, or Dayton, Ohio, to explore our exquisite offerings. For a truly tailored experience, request an appointment for a personalized consultation with one of our knowledgeable team members. Find the perfect ring to symbolize your unique love story at Hannoush Jewelers.