Oval Cut Diamonds – Overview
An oval cut diamond is a stunning variation of the traditional round brilliant cut, featuring a elongated shape that exudes elegance and sophistication. This shape elongates the finger, making it a popular choice for those who desire a unique look. The oval cut diamond has 58 facets, allowing for a brilliant sparkle and maximum light reflection. The diamond’s unique shape also creates the illusion of a larger stone. Its versatility allows it to be set in a variety of styles, from traditional to modern, making it a perfect choice for any taste or preference.
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Oval diamonds are a timeless classic, perfect for those who appreciate the beauty of simplicity and is a great option for those who want a diamond that is both elegant and unique. It’s also a great choice for those who want a ring that stands out from the traditional round diamond.
No matter what type of jewellery you are looking for, the oval shape is a perfect choice for a engagement ring, anniversary ring, or any special occasion ring.
A truly stunning and versatile choice that will be treasured for a lifetime.
How do the 4 Cs of Diamonds Affect Oval Cut Diamonds?
The 4Cs of diamonds – carat weight, cut, color, and clarity – each significantly affect the appearance and value of an oval cut diamond.
Carat weight refers to the size and weight of the diamond and can impact its price. As oval cut diamonds tend to have a larger surface area than round cut diamonds, a diamond with a higher carat weight will likely appear larger.
Cut refers to how the diamond has been cut and polished, and has a significant impact on its brilliance and sparkle. Oval cut diamonds are known for their elongated shape and their unique “bowtie” effect, which adds character to the stone. A well-cut oval diamond will have symmetrical facets that reflect light beautifully.
Colour refers to the natural hue of the diamond and can range from colorless to yellow or brown. In general, an oval cut diamond with less color will be more valuable than one with more color. However, some people prefer the warmth and character that a diamond with a slight tint can bring.
Finally, Clarity refers to the presence of internal or external blemishes or inclusions. Oval cut diamonds tend to show inclusions more easily than round cut diamonds due to their elongated shape, but a diamond with a high clarity rating will still be more valuable than one with visible inclusions.
Overall, each of the 4Cs plays a crucial role in determining the quality and value of an oval cut diamond.
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At Commins & Co…
…we take pride in creating the most beautiful and high-quality oval cut diamond engagement rings for our customers. Our rings are made in Ireland using only the finest materials, including 18k white, yellow, and rose gold, and platinum, ensuring that you’ll find the perfect ring to suit your style and budget. We also offer a variety of other diamond cuts, as well as sapphire, emerald, and ruby options, so you can choose the perfect gemstone to symbolize your love. Whether you prefer a traditional or modern look, our team of experts will work with you to create a ring that is truly unique and special.
But what sets us apart is our expertise in lab-grown diamonds and moissanite. These options not only offer exceptional beauty and quality, but also a more sustainable and ethical choice for couples looking for an engagement ring. Our lab-grown diamonds and moissanite are grown in controlled laboratory conditions, eliminating the environmental and human rights issues associated with mining.
In short, if you are looking for an oval cut diamond engagement ring that is of the highest quality, made in Ireland, and customizable, Commins & Co. is the perfect choice for you. Our rings are not only beautiful but also an enduring symbol of your love and the promise of a bright future together.
Pros of Oval Engagement Rings:
- The elongated shape of the oval cut creates the illusion of a larger stone, making it a great choice for those who want a ring that stands out.
- The oval cut diamond has 58 facets, allowing for a brilliant sparkle and maximum light reflection.
- The oval shape is versatile and can be set in a variety of styles, from traditional to modern, making it a perfect choice for any taste or preference.
Cons of the Oval Engagement Rings:
- Due to its elongated shape, oval engagement rings may be more fragile and susceptible to damage than other ring setting options.
- The oval shape may not be ideal for those with smaller fingers, as it can make the finger appear longer and thinner.
The solitaire is quite possibly the most popular setting for oval cut diamonds. This style of engagement ring is a popular choice among celebrities as well. This cut diamond and solitaire setting work so well together. As a result it just shows the diamond off in all its glory. If you’re looking for some colour, Rose gold is a beautiful combination with this particular cut diamond.
And if you’re looking for something a little different opt for an Oval cut morganite. This paired with a rose gold setting, so elegant and perfect.
A halo setting is another option that has become increasingly more popular just like the engagement ring worn by Princess Diana and Kate Middleton. The surrounding diamonds of a halo setting really amplify the fire and brilliance of the diamond. The halo also gives the impression of a larger diamond over all. Again if you are looking for a pop of colour go for a halo of gemstones. As oppose to diamonds, rubies and sapphires are perfect for that.
Oval Side Stone
Side Stone engagement ring are again a lovely option when it comes to these diamonds. Again a popular choice with Celebrities, like Blake Lively. A side stone setting adds a perfect amount of sparkle to the ring. While also enhancing the over effect of the Oval cut diamond.
The oval cut actually didn’t come around until the 1960s, so it may seem a little strange when you see it in an Antique setting. Many Antique inspired settings that are set with oval cuts just work perfectly. The elongated shape and symmetry an Edwardian style setting a beautiful elegance and grace to a more modern oval cut stone. An Art Deco setting is a more intricate designed ring that just works beautifully with the oval cut diamond.
FAQs – Oval Cut Diamonds
What is an oval cut diamond?
An oval cut diamond is a variation of the traditional round brilliant cut diamond, featuring an elongated shape that exudes elegance and sophistication. It has 58 facets that allow for a brilliant sparkle and maximum light reflection.
Why choose an oval engagement ring?
An oval engagement ring is a great choice for those who want a unique and elegant ring. It elongates the finger and has a brilliant sparkle due to its 58 facets. It is also versatile and can be set in various styles, making it suitable for any taste or preference.
Unique & Elegant
Our oval engagement rings are the perfect choice for couples seeking a unique and elegant ring that will stand the test of time. The oval shape elongates the finger and creates the illusion of a larger stone, making it a popular choice for those who desire a unique look. The diamond’s unique shape also creates a brilliant sparkle and maximum light reflection, thanks to its 58 facets. The oval cut is versatile and can be set in a variety of styles, from traditional to modern, making it a perfect choice for any taste or preference.
At Commins & Co, we understand the importance of this special purchase, and we’re dedicated to providing our customers with the best service and highest quality products. We offer a wide range of oval engagement rings, and our knowledgeable staff will help you find the perfect ring to symbolize your love and commitment. Trust us to make your engagement ring shopping experience as special and memorable as the moment you propose.