A revolutionary cut, that is oval shaped diamond gathered immense fame and popularity soon after its creation by Lazare Kaplan in 1960. The elliptical shape of an oval diamond is an ideal alternative to the brilliant round cut diamonds. Slightly elongated in shape, the oval cut loose diamonds flatter the grace of lovely slender fingers. Along with unmatched fire, the unique shape provides an illusion of being larger in size than other loose diamond shapes
. To exude infinitesimally appealing glow, the oval cut diamonds are precisely cut into 56 facets that lends a classic touch to the shape of the diamond. The presence of bow-tie effect in the oval diamond is also a possibility, the degree of availability varies from being severe to invisible completely depending on the dimensions of diamond.
Although an oval shaped diamond has been recently introduced compared to the other prevalent diamond forms, but oval diamond has a timeless beauty that looks enchanting when studded in the aesthetic designs of vintage jewelry
and it appears similarly charming when embedded in the swanky patterns of modern jewelry. The oval diamond varies in size, starting from a plump shape to the narrow ones depending on the length to width ratio of the diamond after it is cut to perfection. The stout oval loose diamonds are perfect for solitaires whereas, a thinner cut may be suitable for oval diamond jewelry with accent stones. Generally, the length to width ratio of the genuine oval cut diamond varies from 1.35 to 1.50, displaying an exceptional category of oval wholesale loose diamonds in varied dimensions of measurement.
Variation in the kinds of cuts of oval shaped diamonds are represented by the change in the various parameters like the size of the table, depth, girdle, culet and length to width ratio. The price range also deviates depending on the cut of the oval diamonds, as the cut of the diamond descends from the excellent to the poor the price of the oval cut diamond also decreases.
|Types of Diamond Cuts
||53 – 63
||58 – 62
||Very Thin - Slightly Thick
||1.35 - 1.50
||52 or 64 - 65
||56 - 57.9 or 62.1 - 66
||Very Thin - Slightly Thick
||1.30 - 1.34 or 1.51 - 1.55
||51 or 66 - 68
||53 - 55.9 or 66.1 - 71
||Very Thin to Thick
||1.25 - 1.29 or 1.56 - 1.60
||50 or 69 - 70
||50 - 52.9 or 71.1 - 74
||Very Thin to Very Thick
||1.20 - 1.24 or 1.61 - 1.65
||< 50 or > 70
||< 50 or > 74
||Ex. Thin to Ex. Thick
||> 1.20 or < 1.65
The cut of the oval shaped diamonds detected as the Excellent, Very Good, Good, Fair and Poor also influences the brilliance of the diamond. The excellent cut diamonds
very beautifully reflect the light causing the full seven rayed spectrum of light that we observe as intense fire and brilliance. So, it can be concluded as the excellent cut is the superior one and such a diamond has high worth, on the other hand, a poor cut diamond is not appreciated much for its lack of shimmer and blaze. The price range of diamond fluctuates based on the 4C’s of diamonds i.e; the cut, color, clarity and carat of the diamonds.
The color range of diamonds
start from D, E, F till Z. D is considered to be colorless and hence the best quality diamond with high prices and as we descend towards Z, the price decreases and the diamond reflects slight yellowish or brownish tint. In case of clarity, it is measured as FL, IF, VVS1, VVS2, VS1, VS2, SI1, SI2, I1, I2 and I3. FL indicating flawless diamonds are free of any inclusions or blemishes, so can be regarded as the supreme quality diamonds and also pretty expensive quality diamonds. But as we descend towards I3, the diamond becomes internally included that may be visible to the naked eyes thus depleting the worth of the natural diamonds. To guide you through the purchase of loose oval shaped diamonds, a list of price range relying on the carat and other attributes of genuine oval cut diamonds are discussed below
0.50 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
Fascinating Diamonds presents numerous options of 0.50 carat oval cut natural diamonds to select from. With the deviation in cut, color and clarity of the diamonds the net cost of the oval diamond also varies. A 0.50 carat oval cut diamond can be acquired in between a price range of $ 850 to $ 1400 depending on the color, cut and clarity.
0.75 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
A huge collection of 0.75 carat oval shaped diamonds is existent in this section. Slightly under 1 Carat, the oval cut diamonds of this carat are very much preferred for their visible size and affordable cost. Basically, a 0.75 carat oval shaped loose diamond costs around $ 1500 and above depending on the cut, color and clarity you select.
1 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
An ideal carat weight to be mounted in any jewelry, 1 carat oval shaped diamonds signify a benchmark in diamond jewelry. With a variation in price range, starting from $ 3000 to $ 4,500 solely depending on the cut, color and clarity of the oval diamonds, these diamonds are perfect to be mount in your preferred engagement ring settings too.
1.25 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
Slightly over standardized 1 carat oval cut diamonds, the 1.25 carat oval cut diamonds also add a larger bling to your jewelry. Available in a price range starting from $ 6,500, these oval loose diamonds add priceless glitter to a jewel with its larger size.
1.50 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
Pretty large in size, the GIA certified 1.50 carat oval cut diamonds are very much preferred size. Although it sounds a little over 1 carat only but its size appears very larger. They can be bought within a price range of $ 9,000 to $ 15000 explicitly depending on the cut, color and clarity of the diamonds.
2 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
Gigantic size of the GIA certified 2 carat oval cut diamonds are very much adored. Due to the rarity in availability of such huge carat weights in diamonds, they can be bought within a price range of $ 19,000 onwards, explicitly depending on the cut, color and clarity of the diamonds.
2.5 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
A sparkle that will hold your sight, the genuine 2.50 carat oval diamonds with its brilliance and fire are perfect to be mounted in any rings or other diamond jewelry. This unique cut diamond can be acquired at a price range starting from $ 31,000 onwards based on the cut, color and clarity of the diamonds.
3 Carat Oval Cut Diamonds:
Ideal carat weight to be flaunted to all; 3 carat oval shaped diamonds signify the true brilliance in diamond jewelry. With a variation in price range, starting from $ 39,000 onwards solely depending on the cut, color and clarity of the oval diamonds, these diamonds are perfect to be mount in your preferred engagement ring settings too.