1. DIAMOND CUT
As the only characteristic not influenced by nature, the cut determines the light dispersion of the diamond. This has the greatest influence on overall appearance and sparkle, and is far more than the shape into which the rough diamond has been polished.
There are many ways of cutting diamonds, some of which are more suited to different styles
(eg Art Deco), or shapes of jewellery. The diamond can be created in a wide variety of shapes, including: