Oval Cut Diamonds
The Oval diamond shape was invented in the early 1960’s as a modification of the Round Brilliant cut. It usually consists of 56 facets.
Admired for its classic beauty, the Oval offers an alternative to the evenness of the Round. This graceful shape is flattering as a solitaire or may be incorporated into a graduating set of oval diamonds. It is usually oriented to accentuate the longitudinal aspect. But ovals can also be placed horizontally, giving a broad flash of diamond.
Oval diamonds vary in shape, from a long, slender form to a more squat proportion. The preference for a certain shape is largely based on individual taste as well as suitability for the jewellery design.
The brilliant faceting results in a beautiful display of brilliance and fire.