Which diamond shape looks the biggest?

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And which looks the smallest….

Round diamonds are the most popular and sought-after shape. However, this does not mean that they look the biggest!

Elongated diamond shapes look bigger

When we look at a diamond, the eye tends to measure it from the top to the bottom, meaning that elongated shapes always appear a lot larger than they are! Elongated diamonds are:

  • Oval diamonds
  • Emerald-cut diamonds
  • Radiant-cut diamonds in a rectangular shape (i.e. with a ratio between 1.30 and 1.50)

VIEW: Engagement rings with an Oval diamond

VIEW: Engagement rings with an Emerald diamond

Square shaped diamonds look the smallest

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