Oval cut diamonds
Their soft silhouette and elongated form make Oval cut VRAI created diamonds timelessly elegant.
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Our guide to Oval cut diamonds
Our tips for finding the Oval cut diamond meant just for you.
The Oval cut diamond is one of VRAI’s most popular diamond shapes. It is known for having the same brilliance as the Round Brilliant, but in an elongated form that slenderizes the finger, hides inclusions, and looks larger than other diamond shapes of the same carat weight.
The main difference between Oval and Round Brilliant diamonds is that the Round is a perfect circle while the Oval is elongated. Its elongated form can make it appear larger than a Round Brilliant of the same carat weight.
Both lab-grown diamonds feature brilliant cut facets for maximum shine. A Round Brilliant is the world’s most popular diamond shape, while the Oval, a more modern shape, continues to grow in popularity. This means that Ovals are often more affordable due to a slightly lower demand.
The best engagement ring setting for an Oval cut diamond is the one that’s right for you. And although this diamond shape adds modern-yet-timeless elegance in all engagement rings, there are best-selling designs that are sought after again and again.
A Solitaire engagement ring, such as a Classic, Signature Solitaire, or Cathedral engagement ring, are perfect for highlighting the Oval’s brilliance and elongated form. The Toi et Moi engagement ring is wonderful for mixing the Oval with other diamond shapes for a balanced look. For those wanting to buy an engagement ring that is vintage-inspired, the Oval is an ideal choice for a Halo engagement ring.
Frequently asked questions about Oval Diamonds
Yes, Oval cut diamonds are a popular choice. Globally, they rank in popularity right behind Round Brilliant and Princess cut diamonds, and their demand only continues to grow.
Oval cut diamonds are the most popular of all VRAI created diamond shapes.
An Oval cut diamond is elongated, which maximizes its carat weight. It appears larger than certain diamond shapes of the same carat weight, such as Round Brilliant diamonds. It is similar in perceived size to Emerald, Pear, and Marquise cut diamonds.
Oval cut diamonds are a popular choice for Halo engagement ring settings. Because they share the same classic elegance of Round Brilliant diamonds, many customers often pair them with the vintage-inspired Halo. But unlike the Round Brilliant, they appear larger than other diamond shapes with the same carat weight. This fact paired with the addition of a halo of diamonds creates the illusion of a substantial center stone — often at a more accessible price point.
Explore VRAI’s inventory to buy diamonds. Browse Oval cut diamonds to make your selection, then choose “Purchase without setting” to complete your purchase. Loose VRAI created diamonds of 0.5 carats and more are sold with a Lifetime Warranty, so you can choose your center stone with confidence.