Diamonds are the most coveted precious stones for engagement rings because of their undeniable elegance and simplicity. Granted that the gentlemen proposing to their ladies have already given a lot of thought to popping the question, it still helps to have a certain familiarity with the different diamond cuts. Each cut features a different diamond design that would certainly need a little bit of time to mull over.
The marquise cut is shaped like an oval with pointed ends. It often appears larger than it really is because of its shape that is specifically designed to maximize carat weight. Continue reading