DIAMOND INFORMATION CENTER

Helpful information for members of the public looking to sell diamonds & diamond jewelry
Shape
Diamond’s come in a variety of shapes. Shapes that are popular in today’s market include; Round, Princess, Emerald, Marquise, Asscher, Oval, Radiant, Pear, Heart and Cushion. The diamond market is constantly evolving. Diamond shapes go in and out of style, effecting their value and marketability. Historically, Round has been the most popular diamond shape and they continue to dominate the market in terms of sales and market demand.

What shapes are most popular in today’s market and how does this affect the value of my diamond?
At the moment (2014), Round, Cushion, Radiant and Princess cut diamonds are the most popular.  Buyers should be willing to pay a premium for these shapes.