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BELGIUM, Antwerp world diamond center
To get from the rough diamond to the cut gemstone it requires a skilled hand of a master cutter.

Proportions are everything. The better the proportions, the better the diamond handles light to create more sparkle.
There are a number of shapes which diamonds traditionally take, depending on the original nature of the rough, uncut stone.
Oval, round, pear, emerald, marquise and princess (as seen on the right) shapes are by far the most popular. It all comes down to what your requirements are.

Note: The shape of a diamond is not its make. The make of Diamond is often referred to as its cut, or as its proportion and common diamond shapes are oval, brilliant round, pearshape, emerald, marquise and princess.

In my opinion all jewelers and diamond retailers should give their customers percentages or sizes that describe the depth and the table (top facet) of a stone.
I provide you with the diamond's detailed sizes and percentages allowing you to properly inform yourself.

There are no international standards for "make", as there are for color and clarity and there is no dispute in the fact that the "make" of a stone affects the price. Within the diamond trade, you will find many different opinions when it comes to the "most desired" proportions or percentages.

Diamond Proportions diamond proportion
Diamond Shapes
Round brilliant diamond Shape Round brilliant
Marquise diamond Shape Marquise
Pear diamond Shape Pear
Oval diamond Shape Oval
Emerald diamond Shape Emerald
Princess diamond Shape Princess
Heart diamond Shape Heart

Because I am a registered broker, you can purchase diamonds of all sizes via me on the diamond bourse. Needless to say that I can get you the best price and quality?

Please Note: When buying if you are comparing two stones of the same grade and size but have no reference to compare "makes", you are lessening your chances of an informed decision. I always advise my client fully before a purchase. The relationship between me and buyer is probably one of the most important factors in buying perfect Diamonds.
Be assured of my personal service.


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