Round brilliant diamonds are the most classic of diamond choices while also being the most popular with nearly half of all diamonds sold as round brilliants. They are highly sought after for a reason too, as they are traditionally beautiful and elegant. The beauty in round brilliants can be found in the way it is cut. An Excellent graded cut from the GIA will maximize the fire and scintillation found in the diamond while minimizing the color exposed. An excellent grade will maximize the symmetry of the gem while looking absolutely stunning.
On the other end of the spectrum, round brilliant diamonds come with a hefty price. This is due to its demand being high and the fact that jewelers lose a lot of rough diamond in the cutting process. While prices can be high for round brilliants, the look of traditional beauty that has stood the test of time is well worth the price. Here is one of our favorite lustrous round brilliant rings. We’re sure you’ll find the diamond of your dreams!