Diamond Guide

There are many gorgeous options when it comes to diamond shapes for rings, but what are they? Below is a quick reference guide so you can get to know the most popular gem shapes.

Women’s Wedding Rings

Earrings

58% of the women surveyed said they would like to receive jewelry as a gift. And of that, 57% would like to be gifted with earrings. Earrings are hugely popular due to their versatility and varying styles. More than any other jewel, the earrings give light to the part of the body that is always visible to everyone. A face illuminated by fine and sparkling earrings is very refined and even the most casual outfit will appear charming.
Image of a 1.12 Carat Round Cut Diamond

Round Cut

For women who value elegance and tradition, a round cut diamond is for you. With 58 facets and 360 degrees, the round diamond signifies the sparkle and enduring love of your union together. This cut is perfect when you aren’t sure what to get, yet know she’s simply elegant and traditional.
Image of a Riviera Cathedral Pavé Diamond Engagement Ring

Engagement Rings

The happiest moment of your life is when she says, “Yes!” In order to make that moment just as happy for her, it’s important to choose the perfect engagement ring to compliment her tastes. The style, elegance, and gemstone will define the beginning of your marriage. It shows you know her, love her, and understand

Men’s Engagement Rings

Engagement rings are not just for her. Proposal Jewelry offers a sleek, sophisticated collection of engagement and wedding rings for men that will be loved for a lifetime. We use durable metals that will last a lifetime and offer a variety of styles to choose from that combine simplicity with elegance for a truly timeless look. A wedding band will last forever, so choose one that he will always love.
Image of a diamond heart necklace - About Us page for ProposalJewelry.com

January: Garnet

The garnet is one of the most diverse birthstones and mined in more places than any other. Those fortunate enough to wear the January birthstone can choose to wear the traditional red garnet. However, the garnet also comes in orange, yellow, purple, and green. The array of colors is said to bring creative energy and positive emotions to the wearer. If you claim Garnet as your birthstone, you can choose your favorite color and bring that good energy your way.

Natural Diamond Rings

Lab Diamond Rings

Men’s Wedding Rings

Necklaces

Shop timeless pendants, including diamond drop necklaces, charm necklaces and heart pendants in silver and gold.
Image diagram shows the length-to-width ratio compares the length of this 0.50-Carat Princess Cut Diamond.

Princess Cut

The princess cut emits the same amount of reflective light as a round cut diamond; however, the lady who wants a princess cut is a bit more trendy than one who chooses a round stone. This lady is a true romantic with a touch of spontaneity and liveliness. She knows how to live life, and wants the spark of love to shine.

Women's Engagement Rings

Finding the right engagement ring is about more than the cut or style. It’s about showing your partner that you know them inside and out and can show that through the choice of the perfect ring. Whether you’re shopping on your own or have friends and family to guide you, Proposal Jewelry can help you find the ring that will celebrate when you get a “Yes!”
Diamond Guide

February: Amethyst

Amethyst and its deep purple hues have intrigued people for centuries. Its rich color has adorned royalty and is seen as a symbol of personal empowerment and strength. Although it’s not as hard as sapphires and rubies on the Mohs scale, the amethyst is a popular stone for those born in February as well as those who desire to attract strength and royalty in their character.
Image of a pair of Aquamarine Cushion Cut Diamond Drop Earrings.

March: Aquamarine

The beautiful, soothing color of the aquamarine embraces the qualities of the sea. Like the sea, folklore suggests that March’s birthstone may keep enemies at bay, the love of marriages swelling as high as the waves, and protect the soul of the wearer. An aquamarine of more than 1,000 carats was once given to former Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and coveted for its rich color and blue-green depth of the sea from which it gets its namesake.

Jewelry

You don’t need a wedding or special occasion to say “I love you” with a signature jewelry piece. With gemstones in every color and category, you are guaranteed to find something that will make her light up from within. Our collection of necklaces, pendants, and right-hand rings are perfect for anniversaries, birthdays, or just because.
Image of a Genuine Natural 1.02 Carat Cushion Cut Diamond

Cushion Cut

A cushion cut diamond, also known as a pillow cut, attracts women who are somewhat traditional and romantic. The rounded corners and large facets create a kaleidoscope effect when light hits it, emphasizing the stone’s natural beauty and rainbow of color. The cushion cut is feminine, effortless, and almost traditional.
Image of a Riviera Cathedral Pavé Diamond Engagement Ring

April: Diamond

Not only is the diamond known as a lady’s best friend, it is also the coveted birthstone of those born in the month of April. It is the symbol of clarity and strength and has been worn by the elite for centuries. After finding a well-spring of diamonds, South Africa became known as the “diamond market” or “diamond capital of the world”. Today the diamond is worn as an engagement ring, April’s birthstone, or simply to portray the wearer’s appreciation for its clarity and strength.
Image of a 1.01 Carat Oval Cut Natural Diamond

Oval Cut

The woman who desires an oval cut diamond is typically an individualist with her own sense of style. She is elegant and captivating. The oval cut accentuates long, elegant fingers, and is easy to surround with colored gemstones expressing the bride’s individual style. Individualistic, expressive, and classy encapsulated into the oval cut diamond.

Wedding Rings

The wedding day will come and go, but your ring lasts forever. The moment you exchange this beautiful token, you’ll realize its true meaning and will be glad you invested in lifelong quality. Proposal Jewelry’s collection of wedding bands are made for the couple who values longevity, beauty, and style. Our wedding bands are made to stand out and stand the test of time.

Diamond Shapes & Cuts

Color, clarity, carat, and cut are the 4 C’s of Diamonds. First, let’s get to know the distinctions between the 10 most popular diamond stone shapes and cuts.

May: Emerald

Emerald’s tribute to the renewal of Spring endears us to its richness of deep green color. Cleopatra adorned many of her headpieces with the emerald, and it has been prized ever since. May’s birthstone evokes a sense of life, happiness, and growth. It is often used as a celebratory gift for 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries as well as celebrating the birth of those born in May.
Image of a 1.50 Carat Emerald Cut Diamond

Emerald Cut

For the bride who is strong, sophisticated, and bold, the emerald cut is perfect. This cut has long facets and layered corners that attract the sophisticated l ady who stays ahead of the trends. Due to the large, elongated facets of the emerald cut, it’s important to ensure you buy quality over carats, as imperfections are easier to see with this cut.

June: Pearl

June’s birthstone, the pearl, has become a timeless staple in our wardrobe. It represents purity, humility, and innocence. The naturally smooth pearl, cultivated from the sea, embraces the sweetness of those born in June. Soft and delicate, the pearl should be stored in a protective bag when it’s not being worn. Just as it was protected within the oyster when it was in nature, it asks for protection and care to last a lifetime.
Image of a sterling silver ring with a large teardrop-shaped cubic zirconia stone in the center.

Pear & Teardrop Cut

A pear cut can be visualized as a combination between a round and a marquise cut diamond. It’s teardrop shape slim the fingers and create a graceful look, blending tradition and adventure. The pear cut shape attracts the light well and emits a brilliant array of color and style, shining the spotlight on the wearer.

Gemstones

Gemstones attract people regardless of age, gender, or other factors. They represent folklore, myths, and legends. Some believe they carry healing powers, special energy, or other intriguing secrets. Despite what you believe, each month has adopted a gemstone to represent your birthstone. The unique features of each stone offers the gift of what it represents.
Image of a 0.55 Carat Asscher Cut Diamond

Asscher Cut

Sometimes referred to as the “square emerald”, the Assher cut diamond boasts a deep pavilion and a high crown. In simpler terms, this means it’s extremely deep and absorbs quite a bit of light. It has 58 facets like the round cut, but its unique shape gives it a unique vintage appearance. There’s a standard and a Royal Assher cut and both appeal to the woman who appreciates times past, a true vintage gal who feels things get better with age.

July: Ruby

Rubies have long been believed to bestow wealth, wisdom, and everlasting love. This coveted stone has been prized only second to diamonds and used widely in temples for its mystical powers and youthful energy. July’s birthstone, the ruby, is also recognized as an appropriate gift to celebrate the 15th and 40th wedding anniversary, living up to its lore of bestowing everlasting love.

August: Peridot

Peridot, found throughout many countries including the United States, has been prized in medieval cultures to ward off evil spirits. The August birthstone has often been referred to as a talisman. And, most notably Germany’s Cologne Cathedral is adorned with over 200 carats of this attractive birthstone. The peridot is the perfect transition color to say goodbye to summer and hello to autumn as it celebrates those born in August.
Image of a Heart shape cut diamond

Heart Cut

The heart cut diamond is somewhat newer to the forefront of engagement ring choices. Its classic heart shape appeals to the younger bride or the hopeless romantic. She appreciates the heart-shaped reminder of her true love as she admires the diamond on her finger. Romantic, feminine, and embracing true love.
Image of a 18k white gold ring with a center oval sapphire stone with round brilliant-cut diamonds.

September: Sapphire

Blue sapphires have long been heralded as a symbol of fidelity, royalty, and romance. This September birthstone, while known for the common blue color, also comes in a rainbow of lesser-known colors, making it ideal to gift to a September-born loved one i n their favorite color. The rich, deep blue of the classic sapphire honors those who have been married 45 years as well as being worn as a September birthstone.
Image of a Radiant Cut Diamond

Radiant Cut

In 1977, the Radiant cut ushered in a revolutionary cut that adopted the brilliance of the Emerald Cut with innovation that appealed to the modern woman. If your bride is modern, brilliant, and creative, the Radiant cut can embrace all the things you love about her. The step cut of the Radiant diamond releases the natural brilliance of the stone and radiates scintillating light to dance across the hand.

Gifts

Searching for the perfect gift for a birthday, anniversary, Mother’s Day, or just because? Shop Proposal Jewelry’s collection of stunning pendants, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings to find the perfect gift for her this year. Our collection includes beautiful birthstone jewelry as well as unique stand-alone pieces that she will want to wear every day. Browse our extensive curated selection for a gift that is guaranteed to stand out.
Image of a Marquise Cut Diamond

Marquise Cut

The Marquis cut diamond embraces a larger-than-life personality that’s not afraid to live on the edge. With an aristocratic air, the marquis cut exudes glamour, a creative flair, and a personality that can take the stage. The elongated football-shaped diamond may look larger than its actual carat size and lengthen the fingers, giving a complimentary look.

October: Opal

Opals, found in many countries, are known for their splendid display of color. This display has often been equated with fireworks or an active volcano. As the opal catches the light, the shifting colors display the colors of the rainbow. This October birthstone has been attributed to prophecy, purity, and truth. However, you’d like to acknowledge it, it is acknowledged for adorning those born in October with a stunning rainbow of color.

November: Citrine

Citrine, derived from “citron” or lemon, can be found in shades from yellow to orangish-brown. The variety of colors embraces the colors of Fall as it celebrates those born in the month of November. Citrine, the November birthstone, is found in mines around the world, and is one of the most wearable and versatile gemstones assigned to any birth month. Find an Autumn shade of citrine that fits your personality, and be thankful for that November birthday.

December: Topaz

Topaz can often be mistaken for citrine because it can be found in shades from yellow to brown. However, topaz also comes in blues, greens, purples, and other colors. This December birthstone is sometimes given to celebrate a fourth wedding anniversary as well. The topaz is strong enough to wear every day, and honor the wearer who has a December birthday.
Scroll to Top