A popular diamond choice for engagement rings has always the princess cut diamond. With its square shape and beautiful brilliance the stone is desirable for many brides to be. This popular cut of a diamond is extremely elegant and dramatic when worn on your wedding finger. The princess cut diamond is the second most popular diamond shape for engagement rings after the round brilliant cut diamond. The cut was developed in the 1960’s so is considered a modern style diamond cut. The stone has 58 facets that are similarly arranges to those of the ever popular round brilliant cut diamond. As well as engagement rings the shape of the stone is popular for diamond engagement rings because the stones can be arranged side by side with no visible gaps in between.
Style of Princess Cut Diamond Engagement Rings
By far the most popular style of princess cut diamond engagement ring is the classic solitaire style ring where the diamond is set on its own on a metal band, followed by the shoulder set diamond ring where the extra diamonds are added to the shoulders for ultimate dazzle and brilliance. Other popular engagement ring style for the diamond cut include the halo style diamond ring where small diamonds are set around the square princess shape and the three stone diamond where another two diamonds are set either side of the main centre princess cut diamond.