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Timeless and classic, Oval Cut Diamond has an elongated shape, which adds an interesting twist to the regular round. An oval shape is as sparkly as the round with a brilliant fire, and its elongated shape makes it seem larger in carat weight than a round, thus making it perfect to craft exquisite oval diamond jewelry. However it’s not just the brilliance, but this shape is assumed to carry a longest known history, mostly due to its liaison with the illustrious Koh-I-Noor. This infamous diamond was cut in to the current oval shape and size after it came in possession with the British monarchs and is proudly set on the coyal crown. Although the new cut was only brought into recognition by Lazare Kaplan in the 1960's and appeals to those who like their classic style with a little edge. A typical oval brilliant diamond has 56 facets like the round cut, typically escalating the sparkle. An Oval cut is a brilliant egg-shaped diamond cut and usually looks larger from the “face up” position than other diamond shapes that have a similar carat weight. With the added advantage of an elongated shape, an oval diamond creates an illusion of greater size. Ultimately, the price of this diamond depends upon the carat weight and color grades, for which the clients are willing to pay a premium price. One of the enticements of this shape can be found in its expense savings for its carat size, as they are 20% to 25% less expensive than round cut diamonds of the same size. The shape itself presents a larger surface area than a round of the same carat weight, thus giving the appearance of a larger diamond for the same carat weight. An oval shaped diamond looks astounding set in an engagement ring, however looks particularly spectacular set flush in dazzling pendants or earrings giving the wearer a classic edge. Fascinating Diamonds boast an astonishing array of GIA certified quality oval shaped diamonds at affordable rates. Have our in house team of experts and designers personally guide you for buying the best fit loose diamonds courting your every need.
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