The romantic Heart Cut Diamond may be the most appropriate way to declare your love, it is similar to a pear shaped diamond with a cleft cut in to the top, this makes it one of the most complex diamond shapes to cut.
In addition the proportions must be just right to ensure the Heart is symmetrical and the outline is of a Heart shape.
The Heart Shaped diamond engagement ring has become known for its flamboyant style, as the heart diamond cut works best in the larger carat diamond weights, those of at least 1.5ct in size.
The Clarity characteristics of a Heart cut diamond are also important, as inclusions are easier to spot in this style of cut, therefore a higher clarity is recommended.
When setting a Heart Shaped Diamond in to an engagement ring, the simple streamlined ring designs often emphasise the silhouette of this diamond shape.
The Heart Shape suits those with a larger hand as they compliment the larger solitaire or halo design which traces the heart shape outline of the diamond.