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Diamond rings have come into their own. While always a choice for engagement rings and wedding bands, today they are also a choice as a right finger ring, and there are all kinds of diamond shapes to choose from. Let's have a look at a few. Round Brilliant - The round brilliant is the modern day version of the round with a lot more sparkle and shine. It is the most popular choice in diamond rings. Oval - The oval isn't used often in solitaires but it is a popular choice in rings that have three stones, such as anniversary rings. Three ovals the same size or a larger center diamond with a smaller stone on each side are popular. Asscher - The Asscher is a diamond that is cut square. It is similar to the emerald with clipped corners and step facets. It's become very popular in the last little while. Emerald - The emerald is a traditional shape that has step facets and clipped corners. It may be old world but its popularity increased when Tiffany first set it in an open setting about a century ago. That way light could pass through and it took what was once a drab cut to a new level. Princess - This square cut diamond has almost the brilliance of the round brilliant diamond and is more popular than the Asscher and Radiant. Radiant - The radiant was popular before the princess. Today it has lost its popularity. Marquise - The marquise is a popular choice still today even though it is a traditional shape. Heart - While once popular it has lost its popularity and may be harder to find these days. Pear - You'll find the pear shape continues to be popular, especially in pendants. It reflects light nicely and has good proportions. Stay on the edge of fashion accessories with diamond rings. Diamond rings can be found with diamonds of any of these shapes. Shopping for diamond rings online can save you a bundle and offer you wider selection than you've ever dreamed.
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