Picking out the perfect diamond engagement ring to wow someone special involves more than exploring options in settings, size and price. Shape is an excellent place to start since this factor will set the tone for the finished piece and how the ring will present on your intended’s hand.

While diamonds are available in a wide variety of shapes, these six are among the most popular today:

Round Cut Diamond Rings

Round Cut Diamond Rings

By far the most popular diamond shape, this type of stone is favored by many for its sparkling presentation. This elegant shape stands beautifully on its own in a solitaire setting and also serves well as a stunning centerpiece for a multi-stone setting. Check out our round cut diamond rings for yourself.
Radiant Cut Diamond Rings

Radiant Cut Diamond Rings

With cropped corners and a square shape, this diamond shape dazzles in multi-gem settings. These stones work in beautiful union with others to create settings that truly catch the eye. Explore our selection of radiant cut diamond rings.
Princess Cut Diamond Rings

Princess Cut Diamond Rings

Although similar with its square-cut shape to the radiant cut, this style stands apart in its flexibility. The princess cut is a favorite engagement ring choice because of its visual presentation and how well it plays with other precious gemstones. Be sure to check out our selection of princess cut diamond rings to see the brilliance for yourself.
Pear Shape Diamond Rings

Pear Shape Diamond Rings

This distinct shape is a hybrid of others that creates a distinct presentation that is sure to catch the eye. It combines a standard round shape with the appearance of a marquise and its tapered point. Check out our selection of pear shape diamond rings to see the beauty this choice delivers.
Emerald Cut Diamond Rings

Emerald Cut Diamond Rings

This classic setting pays homage to the traditional rectangular shape favored for emeralds. In a diamond, it produces an eye-catching design. Check out all the beautiful settings in our emerald cut diamond ring selection.
Asscher Cut Diamond Rings

Asscher Cut Diamond Rings

This extraordinary shape was developed in Holland in the 1900s. Featuring a square shape and cushioned corners, its large step facets and high crown make it stand out as distinct. Explore the beauty of Asscher cut diamond rings by checking out our selection.

To find out more about any of these beautiful diamond shapes, just explore our collection of diamond rings. If you’d prefer, you can even design your own diamond ring by choosing a loose stone from our collection and using our simple online design tool to craft a truly unique piece.