When choosing the best engagement ring there are a lot of factors to consider. From metal type, to style, and all other factors that come in to play when choosing a setting, many lose sight of the biggest factor of all, the center diamond. Regal engagement rings make stop you in your tracks. They make a statement but also have a classic sparkle that will stand the test of time. If you are looking to make a perfect regal engagement ring look no further than radiant cut diamond engagement rings.
It is not difficult to see why radiants are slowly becoming a crowd favorite. Radiant cut diamonds are regal for their brilliant sparkle, versatile shape, and timeless look with any engagement ring setting. A few celebrities that have worn radiant diamond engagement rings are Hilary Duff, Megan Fox, and Drew Barrymore. There’s a lot to learn when it comes to radiant cut diamonds and how to choose the best one for you.
What is a radiant cut diamond?
Radiant cut diamonds are sometimes known as the angular counterpart to the round cut diamond. Radiant cut diamonds can be square in shape or elongated similar to cushion cut diamonds. They have beveled corners giving this shape a softness compared to an emerald or princess cut diamond. Radiant cut diamonds also have the brilliant faceting similar to that of round cut diamonds. Radiant cut diamonds were made with the intention of providing a square diamond with brilliant sparkle as none of the other fancy shapes had both. With all of these stunning qualities, radiant cut diamonds are quickly becoming a top choice for many.
How To Select A Radiant Cut Diamond
When choosing your radiant cut diamond it is always important to first set your budget. After having your budget in place it is then important to focus on the color and the length to width ratio of your diamond. When it comes to choosing the clarity of your diamond we suggest finding an eye clean or higher radiant in the SI ranges, as the faceting of the diamond is very good at hiding imperfections. The carat weight of your radiant cut diamond is a person preference and matters more to some and less to others. We suggest starting at the 1.50 carat mark and working with your budget from there. Below we will go over why color and length to width ratios are especially important when it comes to radiant cut diamonds.
Radiant cut diamonds, similarly to oval cut diamonds tend to hold on to warmth. This means that if you are looking for a “whiter” diamond you may need to choose a higher color for your diamond. Below are a few examples of different color radiant cut diamonds. We suggest sticking to at minimum J color or higher. Here are more radiant diamonds with different color grades.
A radiant diamonds length to width ratio is another important factor to consider when choosing your diamond. This diamond shape can range from square to an elongated rectangle. This versatility makes radiant diamonds a great choice for many different finger shapes and person styles. The elongated radiant cuts are great for making ones fingers appear longer. The square radiant diamonds are a great choice for those that love the angular shape but want more sparkle than an asscher or princess cut diamond. Below are a few different radiant cut diamonds with different length to width ratios.
The great thing about radiant cut diamonds being so versatile is that they will never lose their beauty. Every shape radiant cut diamond looks amazing in most engagement ring settings and this allows for you to choose a complete diamond ring that you will love for the rest of your life! Radiant cut diamonds also look amazing in every metal color which makes it easy when choosing one for your engagement ring setting.
Adiamor’s Best Radiant Cut Diamond Engagement Rings
If you are wondering, “Is a radiant cut diamond a good choice for my engagement ring?” our answer is absolutely! Radiant cut diamonds have a truly versatile shape with all of the sparkle of a classic round diamond. You really can’t go wrong with this diamond shape that has it all! Due to these diamonds being truly stunning in shape and sparkle, it isn’t hard to see why they look fantastic in almost every setting. Radiant cut diamonds can be complimented by a diamond pave setting, side diamonds in a three stone setting that add even more sparkle, or a solitaire setting which allows for your radiant diamond to take center stage.
At Adiamor we have been hand crafting rings for over 40 years so it’s safe to say we have got you covered when it comes to customizing the ring of your dreams! Below we will show you some clear favorites when it comes to radiant diamond engagement ring settings.
This diamond encrusted thin band engagement ring setting is a perfect way to compliment a radiant cut diamond. The French Cut Pave hidden halo and open details of the basket allow the center stone to be the star of the show, while adding an abundance of extra sparkle. This setting looks fantastic in every metal color and on every shape finger. This engagement ring setting also pairs nicely with both more square and elongated radiant diamonds.
A modern take on a classic solitaire, this thin band setting showcases the center radiant cut diamond. Each ring is custom made to fit the measurements of the diamond you select ensuring the perfect fit for the radiant you choose. Add some more sparkle with a hidden halo by adding diamonds to the basket for a subtle surprise for the ring wearer. This solitaire setting truly allows your radiant cut diamond to be the star of the show and pairs fantastically with both square and elongated radiant cuts.
- 1.7mm band
- Can be set with diamonds of all shapes and sizes
- Band available in 14K, 18K, 19K, or Platinum 950
- Matching wedding bands available, style R3173 or R2987
Radiant cut diamond rings are truly regal with their ability to compliment any engagement ring setting, metal color, and finger shape. Their shape whether square or elongated paired with brilliant sparkle will surely stand the test of time during your love and for generations after. Any daughter, grand daughter, or relative would be truly grateful to be passed down a radiant diamond engagement ring. As for the special someone you make this ring for, well let’s just say they will speechless! Radiant cut diamonds are truly regal and the perfect way show your love.
Whichever setting you select for your radiant cut diamond engagement ring, it will be even more meaningful because at Adiamor, we’ve been custom-making all orders right here in Los Angeles since 1977. Every single piece of your ring is designed and built from scratch in-house; from CAD design which then becomes the wax ring model and the entire casting process, to pre-polishing the metal and setting the stones by hand. When you shop with Adiamor versus going into a store and purchasing a ring out of a jewelry case, you have the added benefit of knowing it was truly designed for you.
All of our ethically-sourced diamonds are GIA-certified, and customers have a 30-day money-back guarantee. Shop our entire selection of engagement rings, wedding rings, and diamonds, and please don’t hesitate to contact us online, call us at (877) 627-5094, or connect with us on social media!