We are all aware of the saying that diamonds are forever, yet can the same be said for the shapes the come in? In this blog, with the help of a few other articles’ information based off of studies they conducted, we’re going to rank 8 popular engagement ring shapes from the most timeless to the least.

Keeping in mind that there’s no right or wrong answer, it’s important to weigh your options when making such an expensive decision. This ring needs to keep you satisfied for years to come.

Keep scrolling to get the full ranking of diamond shapes from the most timeless to the least:

1. Round Cut

A round diamond is the most classic of all. The thing that attracts most clients to a diamond engagement ring in the first place is the wow factor of the sparkle. And the round diamond offers the most sparkle compared to any other diamond shape. Moissanite in Round Cut also works well with this design.

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2. Cushion Cut

Also referred to as a pillow-cut diamond, the cushion shape blends the modern round brilliant and the old-mine facet pattern. It’s another timeless option with a vintage feel.

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3. Princess Engagement Ring

The princess cut diamond is one of the brilliant-cut shapes. The princess cut diamond feels more modern than the cushion shape, because of its square edges, rather than rounded corners.

Ralph Jacobs Princess Cut Engagement Ring

4. Oval cut

If you prefer the classic lines of a round diamond, yet seeking something a little different, the oval is the perfect engagement ring choice for you. The oval shape is a variation of the iconic, most timeless round-cut diamond.

5. Pear Cut

The pear-shaped diamond looks like a pure, sparkling drop of water. The biggest advantage of the pear-cut diamond is its versatility, seeing as it can be worn with the point facing up or down, basically providing you with two different types of engagement rings.

Ralph Jacobs Pear Shaped Engagement Ring