2 carat oval diamond ring
2 carat oval diamond ring

2 Carat Oval Diamond Rings: Buying Guide and Top Selections

Alicia Briggs | February 15, 2023

Two carat Oval diamond rings are wonderful for those who love a sleek, versatile style that’s sure to stand out. VRAI oval cut engagement rings are our most popular diamond shape, beloved for their timeless yet modern elegance with comparable brilliance to a Round Brilliant cut diamond.

Use this buying guide to discover the best 2 carat Oval diamond ring for your taste and budget, or receive personalized guidance when you book an appointment with our Diamond Experts.

What Is An Oval Cut Diamond?

An Oval cut diamond is oval-shaped, with soft curves, and an elongated shape. Oval diamonds tend to hide inclusions and appear larger than other diamond shapes, including the Round Brilliant cut diamond.

Oval diamonds became popular in the 1800s but the modern Oval diamond, known for its brilliance, was created in 1957 and has 57-58 facets.

What Does An Oval Diamond Say About You?

An Oval diamond is a beautiful, timeless diamond shape known for its classic beauty but with an updated look. It’s best for those who want to maximize the appearance of their diamond and shows that you prefer a less traditional look.

Are Oval Diamonds Popular?

Oval diamonds are a very popular diamond shape. In fact, they are the most popular shape for VRAI created diamonds. This is because many love its simalirity to the classic Round Brilliant as well as its elongated shape that maximizes carat weight. It's the perfect blend between traditional and contemporary style.

Are 2 Carats A Good Carat Weight For An Engagement Ring?

Most engagement rings are between 1-2 carats, with a 1 carat diamond ring considered the most common carat weight. However, a 2 carat diamond ring is an ideal carat weight for an engagement ring for those who prefer a bigger diamond ring, and who have a bigger budget.

How Large Does A 2 Carat Oval Diamond Appear?

Each Oval diamond can have different measurements with differing ratios that will affect how they look and the diamond size. The diamond 4Cs will also determine the appearance of 2 carat Oval diamonds. A higher diamond grade will result in a more brilliant Oval diamond.

What an Oval cut diamond looks like will also depend on the engagement ring setting you choose. Halo or Cathedral settings will enhance the size of your diamond and its brilliance.

How Big Is A 2 Carat Oval Cut Diamond?

Oval cut diamonds maximize their carat weight, thanks to their elongated shape. A 2 carat Oval diamond will appear bigger than a Round Brilliant cut diamond. To best understand its size, look at the diamond's measurements, as every Oval diamond will be different.

When you click on a VRAI created Oval cut engagement ring online, you can view the diamond’s measurements and see how big the ring will look on a sample size 6 hand.

Is A 2 Carat Oval Diamond Too Big?

A 2 carat Oval diamond will attract plenty of attention and look bigger than most 2 carat diamonds, but they wouldn’t be considered “too big” by most standards. The right diamond size for you ultimately comes down to personal preference and taste.

1.5 vs 2 Carat Oval Diamond Ring

The difference between a 1.5 carat and a 2 carat Oval diamond ring depends on a few factors. How Oval diamonds at different carat weights appear, and how much they cost, will depend on the diamond 4Cs and the setting and metal choice of the ring.

A 2 carat Oval diamond will be more expensive than a 1.5 carat diamond of similar quality and will appear larger and more brilliant. The best carat weight for your ring, however, depends on your preferences and budget. If you’re on a budget, a lower carat weight will help lessen the total cost of your ring.

How Much Does A 2 Carat Oval Diamond Ring Cost?

A 2 carat Oval engagement ring price can range considerably. At the time of publication, VRAI 2 carat Oval diamond rings start at $2,434. The total price of your 2 carat engagement ring will depend on the setting, metal, and band you choose as well as the diamond grade.

Are Oval Cut Diamonds More Expensive?

Oval cut diamonds are less expensive when compared to Round Brilliant cut diamonds because they use more of the rough diamond. The price of an Oval cut diamond is determined by the diamond 4Cs, particularly carat weight and diamond cut.

How Much Should You Pay for A 2 Carat Diamond Ring?

What you should expect to pay for a 2 carat diamond ring depends on the 4Cs, the diamond shape, and the diamond grade. The total cost of your diamond ring will also be determined by the setting, metal and pavé details you choose.

The best way to find out how much you should pay for a 2 carat diamond ring is to book an appointment with our Diamond Experts. They can help you understand more about diamond prices.

Why Should You Choose A 2 Carat Lab Grown Oval Diamond?

When you choose a 2 carat lab-grown Oval cut diamond, you’re selecting an engagement ring that is both beautiful and sustainable. VRAI created diamonds are sustainably produced in our zero-emission foundry, free from human and environmental toll. Our lab-grown diamonds have a guaranteed point of origin, while mined diamonds do not have the same guarantee.

A VRAI created diamond engagement ensures your engagement ring beautifully reflects your love for each other and the planet.

How Do You Pick The Best Oval Diamond?

The best way to choose the ideal Oval diamond for you is to book a complimentary consultation with our Diamond Experts. They can help you find an Oval cut diamond perfectly aligned with your taste and budget.

When it comes to choosing the best Oval diamond for an engagement ring, take into consideration the diamond 4Cs. Oval diamonds will maximize their carat weight and hide inclusions well, but to ensure peak brilliance, prioritize a high-quality cut and color.

What Color Grade Is Best For An Oval Diamond?

Oval diamonds will show more color than other diamond shapes, so it’s important to choose the best color grade that compliments your ideal ring setting. For a White gold or Platinum ring, choose a higher color grade whereas Yellow gold and Rose Gold rings can complement lower color grades.

How Do I Buy A 2 Carat Oval Diamond Engagement Ring?

If you’re wondering how to buy an engagement ring, you can easily do so on our website. Simply browse our selection of Oval diamond engagement rings and choose the one you love. You’ll then be prompted to pick the metal, band, and ring size before you purchase your engagement ring.

If you’d like assistance, our VRAI Diamond Experts can provide personalized guidance to help you find your ideal Oval diamond engagement ring when you schedule a consultation.

Best-selling 2 Carat Oval Diamond Rings

Some of our best-selling engagement rings for 2 carat Oval diamonds will suit a range of styles. Whether you’re looking for the unique Toi et Moi, a classic Signature setting, or the brilliant, vintage-inspired Halo engagement ring, there’s a diamond ring for any taste.

Popular 2 Carat Oval Engagement Ring Settings

The best setting for an engagement ring will depend on your style and budget, but certain settings are more popular than others. The three most popular Oval engagement ring styles are a Solitaire, Halo,and Three Stone setting.

A 2 carat Oval diamond ring with a Halo setting is perfect for those who want to maximize the brilliance of their ring. A 2 carat Oval Solitaire diamond ring is perfect for those who’d like to choose between a variety of classic and timeless styles.

2 Carat Oval Diamond Ring Metal Colors

Oval diamond rings are available in a Platinum or Solid gold setting. The best one for you depends on the diamond color, your skin tone, budget, and personal preference.

2 Carat Oval Diamond Ring Gold Band

A 2 carat Oval diamond ring with a Yellow gold setting is best for those with more classic tastes and with warm skin tones. A 2 carat Oval diamond ring, White gold, is better for those with cooler skin tones and modern tastes. A 2 carat Oval diamond ring, Rose gold, will compliment any skin tone and is perfect for those with vintage style.

2 Carat Oval Diamond Ring Platinum

A Platinum ring is a wonderful setting for those who love a more modern, luxurious look. It’s also the perfect setting for those with an active lifestyle, as Platinum settings can be more durable. An Oval engagement ring with a Platinum setting will highlight the sleek and modern feel of this timeless diamond shape.

Book An Appointment with A VRAI Diamond Expert

Browse VRAI’s beautifully crafted inventory of 2 carat Oval rings online or in person at our VRAI showrooms. When you book an appointment with our Diamond Experts you’ll receive $100 credit toward your Oval engagement ring.