• Ginta Gulbe

8 Diamond Engagement Ring Shapes and Their Meaning



As human we are often drawn to certain shapes and angles and it is said that the preferences towards a shape determine our personality. For example, a preference towards a circle can mean that you are a nurturing, trustworthy person that loves harmony.

As diamonds are told to be miniature shape of art with different cuts and angles, it is only clear that all of us have our preferences to these small luxurious peace’s as well. The most popular diamond shapes are said to be round, princess, emerald, oval and pear, however, in this post we will explore 8 diamond cuts.









A maximum sparkle in a modern design


- Known to manifest beauty, style, and edge. A captivating diamond cut that accentuates long and slender fingers.



Celebrities worn by: Jessica Biel, Hilary Duff.






For those who love a lot of sparkle and flash


Represents stability and solidity, also associated with honesty and dependability, that everyone is looking for in a spouse.



Celebrities worn by: Jennifer Aniston, Khloe Kardashian.





A classic and timeless style


The most popular of chosen diamond shapes. As American Vogue said: "A round brilliant is perfect for someone who wants a traditional look that will last through the ages…"



Celebrities worn by: Mila Kunis, Miranda Kerr, and Emily Blunt.





Unique and unmistakable symbol of love


A shape for women that tend to stand out in a crowd.



Celebrities worn by: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, and Gwen Stefani.






A style that shows internal and external strenght


Also known as the Navette cut/"little boat" in French. A good option for creating the illusion of elongated hands.



Celebrities worn by: Portia de Rossi, Ashlee Simpson Ross.





Unexpected shape that stands out


This elegant and beautiful shape of pear diamond rings can make hands look slimmer and more graceful. The pointed end of the diamond should be pointing towards the heart of the wearer.



Celebrities worn by: Princess Charlene of Monaco, Anna Kournikova, Victoria Beckham.





A trendy yet classic and elegant style


Creative and individualistic shape that accentuates long and slender fingers.



Celebrities worn by: Blake Lively, Kate Middleton, Christina Aguilera.






Highlighting clarity better than any of the other shapes


Best suited for women who have discerning taste of classic with an edge.



Celebrities worn by: Beyoncé, Olivia Wilde, Mariah Carey, Anne Hathaway.






by Ginta Gulbe