Stand Out With a Fancy Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Let's be honest, who doesn't like feeling a little fancy? Over the last few years, we've seen a huge increase in interest surrounding fancy cut diamonds and, well, it's easy to see why – they really make for stunningly beautiful rings. Unique

Rather than denoting a specific diamond shape, a fancy cut is actually an umbrella for a whole plethora of diamond cuts that vary from the traditional round or brilliant cut.

While we do still love the classicism of our solitaire diamond engagement rings, fancy cut engagement rings offer a certain unique elegance. Possessing that certain je ne sais quoi, they are full of personality and beguiling individual beauty. So without further ado, let's take a look at some of York Jewellers most stunning fancy cut engagement rings. 

Pear Shapes:

Enveloped by a sparkling halo of brilliant-cut pink Argyle diamonds, this striking pear-shaped engagement ring is work of classic beauty. 

A popular choice of the 18th century,  pear-shaped diamonds are said to represent tears of joy shed. By design, pear-shaped diamonds gather light and mirror it throughout the entire stone, resulting in what is a truly breathtaking sparkle. Elegant and refined, these scintillating stones will accentuate the beauty of the hand. 

Emerald-Cut: 

Bold and beguiling, this 18-carat yellow gold, emerald-cut engagement ring is a statement of quiet confidence.  

A popular choice of the 18th century,  pear-shaped diamonds are said to represent tears of joy shed. By design, pear-shaped diamonds gather light and mirror it throughout the entire stone, resulting in what is a truly breathtaking sparkle. Elegant and refined, these scintillating stones will accentuate the beauty of the hand.  

Oval:

A simple design to showcase a beautiful oval diamond our ‘Olivia’ Engagement Rings are strikingly simple and refined. 

Full and refined, our oval-shaped diamond engagement rings are classicly beautiful with a touch of modernity. The simple, delicate band paired with the elegant elliptical shape of the diamond come together seamlessly to create a ring that is simply stunning. 

Marquise:

Nestled within a stunning white gold and diamond halo, the incredible diamond in this marquise engagement ring is scintillatingly beautiful.

Marquise diamonds are intriguingly elongated shapes with pointed ends and are sometimes referred to as navettes, the french term for little boats. Commissioned by France’s Louis XIV, who wanted a diamond to resemble the shape of the Marchioness Madame de Pompadour's lips these diamonds are rooted in classic elegance. 

Interestingly, marquise diamonds have one of the largest surface areas of any diamond, maximising the perceived size of the stone.

Baguette: 

 

Baguette diamonds are rectangular, step-cut diamonds and come with either straight or tapered edges. An exemplary design of the 1920's Art Deco movement, baguette diamonds are sleek and sophisticated, bold and beautiful. 

The geometric design of baguette-cut diamonds sits at the nexus of classicism and modernity, having a vintage appeal that’s ao popular amongst modern women.