An oval cut diamond engagement ring is a beautiful, radiant and classic choice for an engagement ring. The diamond cut and shape was developed around fifty years ago in the mid 1960’s by jeweller Lazare Kaplan. The diamond remains increasingly popular in the commercial jewellery market as a variation of the popular round diamond cut. The oval diamond is typically cut into 58 facets and its symmetry is an elongated round diamond shape.
Oval cut diamond shape
An oval shaped diamond engagement ring is a perfect choice to accentuate the length of short fingers and has a fiery cut that brilliantly reflects light. As an engagement ring the oval diamond looks great singularly set in a claw setting, with multiple diamond flaked either site or smaller diamonds set on the shoulders.
Different Styles of Oval Cut Diamond Engagement Rings
Here are four popular styles of oval shaped diamond engagement rings that can either be made in white and yellow gold or platinum, depending on what you prefer.
classic solitaire oval cut diamond engagement ring
cross over style oval shape engagement ring
shoulder set oval diamond engagement ring
three stone oval shaped diamond engagement ring
We recommend that when selecting an oval cut diamond for use in an engagement ring, it is important to pick a good diamond cut grade and diamond colour grade out of the four Cs of a diamond so the diamond will have the ultimate brilliance and sparkle.