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10 Stone Shapes That Are Always in Style
Gemstones come in many shapes and sizes, but some shapes are more popular than others. Here we take a look at 5 stone shapes that are always in style, as well as some of our picks for pieces that have those shapes.
The round gemstone is the most popular shape and is often used in engagement rings and other pieces of jewelry. Round gems are said to be the most balanced and symmetrical, making them a symbol of perfection.
Oval-shaped gems are similar to round gems but have more of an elongated shape. They are often used in pendants and earrings and are said to be symbols of elegance and grace.
Our choice: The 14K Gold Diamond Under Halo With 2 Carat Oval Shape Forever One Moissanite Engagement Ring is a beautiful example of an oval-shaped gemstone.
Square gems are extremely popular in men's jewelry, as they are seen as a symbol of strength and power. They are also often used in rings, as they provide a more masculine look than other shapes.
The pear-shaped gem is similar to the oval but has a more pointed end. They are often used in necklaces and earrings and are said to be symbols of love and prosperity.
Our choice: The Perfect Crown Pear Band takes a pear-shaped stone and accentuates the point with an array of round diamonds surrounding the band.
The cushion-shaped gem is a mix of round and square shapes. They are often used in rings and pendants and are said to be symbols of comfort and security.
The princess-shaped gem is a favorite among young women. They are typically square or rectangular in shape and have sharply angled corners. They are said to be symbols of strength and independence.
Our choice: The 14K Gold Diamond Double Under Halo Ring with 4 Carat Princess Cut Forever Brilliant Moissanite Engagement Ring is a stunning example of a princess-cut gemstone.
The emerald-shaped gem is the most popular among green gems but has been growing in popularity for diamonds. They are typically long and thin with rounded ends, making them look like elongated cushion gems.
Our choice: Our 14K Gold Double Diamond Emerald Engagement Ring will make a statement with an emerald-shaped diamond surrounded by multiple layers of round diamonds.
The marquise-shaped gem is a favorite among women of all ages and is a perfect example of vintage style. They are long and thin with pointed ends, giving them a unique and elegant look.
Our choice: The 14K Gold Marquise Halo with Round Diamond Band is a delicate ring that would look great on anyone. The marquise-shaped gemstones are set in a line, giving it a vintage look that is still in style today.
The heart-shaped gem has been gaining popularity in the past few years, probably due to celebrities like Lady Gaga and Nicki Minaj showing them off. This trend-driven shape is an undeniable symbol of love.
Our choice: The 14K Gold Heart Diamond Band takes this trend and runs with it, lining heart-shaped diamonds in a line, alternating the direction the heart is facing so that everyone can see how gorgeous it is.
Diamonds with the Asscher cut are usually square and have a visible "X" pattern when viewed from above. This unique shape is said to be the most difficult to cut, but the results are often stunning.
As you can see, there are a variety of different gemstone shapes that are always in style. So whether you're looking for a ring, pendant, or some other piece of jewelry, be sure to consider one of these popular shapes.
If you're in the market for some new jewelry, be sure to check out David's House of Diamonds. We have a wide variety of options for rings, pendants, and more. So be sure to come by today and find the perfect piece of jewelry for you.