Although certified grading specifications provide a general guideline to help the untrained person understand the value of a diamond or gem, every natural diamondhas its own special visual characteristic that is not described on any certificate. This is why a jeweler who you trust is important when purchasing jewelry. Not only should jewelry be enjoyable, but it should also be valuable. The staffs of Divine Jewelry are personally-trained and trusted buyers travel the world, taking the extratime to hand-pick the diamonds and gemstones. After the hand-selection process abroad, every diamond goes through a full certification process and is also individually inspected by our internal gemologists to guarantee consistency. It is important to note that we sell every available size, shape, color and grade in order to provide our customers the best variety of options. Divine Jewelry is against discriminating towards any individual’s budget and he believes that everyone should be able to afford an engagement ring. Below are the standard grades and values typically included in the certification process for our customers’ informationto further understand how diamonds are graded in regard to clarity and color, caratweight, cut, shape, and categorized for the purposes of making all levels of jewelry.SHAPEDiamonds come in many different shapes and sizes. Below are the most common shapes in the industry:ROUND CUTRound cut diamond is the most commonly traded diamond in the industry. It produces the most reflective brilliance and depth, and its symmetry allows beautiful reflective properties from every point of view. The round cut diamond is widely accepted as the diamond of choice as it is considered the traditional cut.
Round cut diamonds are the classic example of the beauty found in symmetrical radiance.OVAL CUTBeing the closest relative shape to the round cut diamond, the oval cut diamond’s symmetry is slightly elongated, with the two opposing sides being longer/shorter than their adjacent counterparts. The oval diamond has beautifully reflective properties and is often considered one of the most classic varieties available. The oval cut diamond also allows its suitor the option to choose from differing length towidth proportions, allowing a variety of shape options from the more slender shaped, elongated oval, to the rounder shaped oval cuts that are more similar to that of the round cut diamond.CUSHION CUTThe cushion cut diamond (also referred to as the pillow cut diamond) has been an exquisite shape for decades. Tending to be a more square to rectangular shaped cut, the facets of the diamond are larger, allowing for a depth and brilliance sure to be stunning no matter what setting it is in. Rather than having angled corners, the cushion cut diamond’s corners are rounded, allowing its reflective properties to showcase the clarity of the stone. Pay attention to the different length to width ratios, as the cushion cut diamond is available from a square (1.0) ratio to the more elongated rectangular cuts, depending on your preference.PRINCESS CUTThe princess cut diamond has always been a favorite center-piece to our customers. Like many available shapes, the princess cut diamond can be found in the more square cuts as well as rectangular cuts, all of equal beauty. The princess cut diamond has square, pointed corners with a large surface area for depth and