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Which Center Stone Shape is Right for You?

Selecting a center stone for your ring is a big step in creating your engagement or fashion ring. Here at Slate & Tell we’re able to give you a wide variety of styles, shapes, and materials to choose from when selecting your center stone for any ring. Our team has put together a great guide to follow when selecting your center stone.

What is the Purpose of A Center Stone?

All of our engagement rings feature a center stone. This stone provides a main focus point in your jewelry and allows for the ring design to be curated around your desired center stone.

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Engagement rings have always been created with beautiful center and accent stones.

The real beauty of a center stone comes from the shape of its cut. Your center stone shape plays a huge role in how a ring setting can be designed.

The Different Materials that Create Center Stones

Our engagement rings are handcrafted with many popular gemstones. The stones we currently offer for engagement and wedding rings are diamond, lab grown diamond, moissanite, morganite, and CZ. Each of these materials hold a sentimental value to us and have great properties to create luxurious jewelry designs at affordable prices. Every center stone is selected using the best quality and grading scale, hand cut into beautiful fancy shapes reflecting your style and personality.

Below we’ll discuss each center stone shape and list our favorite engagement rings featuring these shapes. This guide will help you have a better idea as to which one will best suit your engagement ring setting.

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Center Stone Shapes

Every gem we have is cut into a beautiful shape such as round, princess, cushion, emerald, radiant, oval, pear, or marquise. Having many shape options available will help you choose the perfect stone to enhance your engagement ring. Now we’ll discuss each center stone shape offered at Slate & Tell, and our favorite rings featuring these shapes.

Round:
A round cut center stone has a classic style, and consistently the most popular stone shape every decade. It’s the first center stone shape that was available for engagement rings, and has a specific cut grade to create the brilliant sparkle they’re known for. Round center stones are always timeless in a classic solitaire setting. Below is our best selling 1 Ct Round Lab-Diamond Solitaire engagement ring.

1 Ct Round Lab Diamond Solitaire Ring

Princess:
A princess cut center stone is the shape of a proportionate square and resembles an inverted pyramid. The princess cut center stone has always been a classic choice for engagement rings as they offer exquisite fire and brilliance. Below is our best selling 0.75ct Moissanite Princess Cut engagement ring that features an elegant solitaire band.

A princess cut center stone is the shape of a proportionate square and resembles an inverted pyramid. The princess cut center stone has always been a classic choice for engagement rings as they offer exquisite fire and brilliance. Below is our best selling 0.75ct Moissanite Princess Cut engagement ring that features an elegant solitaire band.

.75 Ct Princess Cut Moissanite Solitaire Ring

Cushion:
A cushion shaped center stone is the perfect mix of round and princess. With a cushion cut you have a square-like look with rounded corners, giving a pillow shaped effect.. It’s a softer version of the traditional princess cut stone and has been considered a fancy-cut stone among celebrities. Below is our 2 Ct Cushion Moissanite & 0.11 Ctw Diamond Secret Halo engagement ring. The secret halo adds a touch of sparkle to this classic solitaire ring setting.

2 Ct Cushion Moissanite, 11 Ctw Diamond Secret Halo Engagement Ring

Emerald:
Emerald cut center stones are a rectangular shape with angled corners and have a unique cut. Unlike the rest of the center stone shapes that use a brilliant faceting pattern, emeralds are cut with a parallel step-cut that give glass-like flashes of sparkle. This fancy cut stone is available in our 5 Ct Emerald Moissanite engagement ring, with your choice of a Moissanite or a CZ emerald cut center stone.

5 Ct Emerald Moissanite Engagement Ring

Radiant:
Radiant shaped gems carry the same elongated shape as an emerald cut, but have the same astonishing brilliance as a round cut stone. A radiant gem will have 70 facets, while a round brilliant will have 58 facet patterns. In the end this results in even more fire and brilliance than a classic round. This 1 Ctw Radiant CZ Sunburst Halo engagement ring is the perfect example for how glamorous radiant center stones truly are.

1 Ctw Radiant CZ Sunburst Halo Engagement Ring

Oval:
Oval cut center stones have been one of the most trending fancy shape stones as of recent years. This shape displays a very elegant and timeless look as the elongated brilliant cut stone enhances your finger length. One of our top selling engagement rings features a 4 Ct Oval Moissanite & 0.34 Ctw Diamond Hidden Halo Pavé engagement ring. A subtle pavé setting like this is a great way to enhance your oval cut center stone.

4 Ct Oval Moissanite & 0.34 Ctw Diamond Hidden Halo Timeless Pavé Engagement Ring

Pear:
Pear shaped center stones resemble a teardrop shape with a rounded end while the other end comes to a sharp point. This striking cut has a brilliant faceting pattern creating stunning fire and brilliance. A pear cut like this helps enhance the appearance of a more elongated finger with its slender shape. Here is our best selling 1.34 Ctw Pear CZ Sunburst Halo engagement ring.

1.34 Ctw Pear CZ Sunburst Halo Engagement Ring

Marquise:
A marquise cut center stone is an elongated brilliant cut gem with both ends coming to a sharp point. This particular shape is great because it gives you up to 15% more face-up surface coverage than a round diamond. Our .62 Ctw Marquise Diamond East West Halo engagement ring will provide you with a great amount of finger coverage to achieve a lavishing look.

.62 Ctw Marquise Diamond East West Halo Engagement Ring

If you’ve been eyeing up a certain shape diamond, or any other stone, Slate & Tell has handcrafted intricate designs featuring highly popular center stone shapes to date. Whichever diamond shape or center stone you select will set the tone for your engagement ring and the design it showcases. Choosing a center stone is a reflection of your personality, and you’ll be drawn most to the center stone that’s meant for you.

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