Choosing a gift for your future bride that is commonly a ring is an important deal. It should be exclusive yet comfortable to wear and it should please your soul mate of course. Today, there are no strict rules about how should this special ring look like, All is up to you. That’s why oval engagement rings are no less trendy than quite common heart-shaped, round or emerald-cut models. By the way, it is an oval-shaped diamond ring was a wedding gift to Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, and it was a ring made for Princess Diana.
What is an oval diamond ring, you may ask? That is a piece of jewelry that is decorated with one or several gems of oval shape. Rings of such type are not so common as other but they constantly gain popularity due to their exquisite look and the size of a gemstone that could be rather big.
Oval-cut engagement rings can be made of almost every kind of gems. The diamond is among the most common options. This cut allows a stone to enclose its unique features. Well, other oval-shaped rings are no less beautiful when they are decorated with Ruby’s or even pearls but the diamond is over all of them.
An oval solitaire engagement ring that has a single large stone in the middle can be considered a real tradition maker. But if you want to be exclusive and use a creative approach in your findings of a perfect ring for your bride, there are lots of other oval diamond engagement rings that are worth your attention i.e. three-stoned options of oval diamonds or even a halo option with lots of small round diamonds surrounding the central one of oval shape.
Oval-Cut Diamonds Guide
The oval is an elongated version of the round gem. With exact proportions, such a stone is distinguished by excellent brilliance, scintillation and sparkling. Even 1-ct oval engagement rings are much more luxurious if comparing them to round-cut rings of similar weight. Nothing to say about 5-carat oval diamond ring that looks enormously rich in sparkles and its clarity.
What makes this cut so unique? Its shape, no doubt, as the oval is made as something in between round cut and a pear cut. It has 58 facets that along with their location add weight and size to each stone. The ratio is an important aspect of the oval shape, as it can have a significant impact on both the dispersion of light in the stone and its appearance on the finger. When choosing even 1.5-carat oval diamond engagement ring, it is important to consider the benefits of a longer shape (higher ratio) and a more rounded shape (lower ratio). The first will lengthen the finger, and the more rounded shape will minimize the risk of the bow-tie effect. That’s why 4 ct oval diamond ring of a longer shape is perfect if you want to make the palm looking longer and more graceful.
If there is no goal to correct visually the shape of fingers or a palm, oval engagement rings of 2 carats or a 2.5-carat oval diamond ring will suit almost every girl.
How Much Is a 1-Carat Oval Diamond Ring vs 1-Carat Oval Lab Diamond Ring?
Of course, buying a naturally mined diamond is always a moment of prestige. But what should you say if you are offered to buy a ring with a fully similar to natural diamond gemstone but of a more affordable price? Yes, we are talking about well-known and highly rated today lab-grown diamonds! No one can definitely say whether it is a lab diamond or a mined one as they have all the similar 4Cs. Even more, the bow-tie effect in lab diamonds is minimized. And their price can vary from twice or trice cheaper to even 10-12 times cheaper than the cost of a diamond ring of a similar size and setting.
What Is the Best Setting for an Oval Diamond?
Lab Oval diamonds look gorgeous both in classical settings and in modern ones. That’s why you are not limited in choosing settings for oval diamonds. It could be just a solitaire, a three-stoned option, a halo or combo of solitaire and pave setting. All ring settings for oval diamonds are allowed.
Choose the Perfect Metal for Your Lab Grown Oval Diamond Engagement Ring
The stone is a must but metal is no less important. Today, the choice of metals for engagement rings does not include only conventional yellow gold. You may appreciate rose gold oval engagement rings, that are tender and gorgeous at once. Besides the rose gold oval lab grown diamond ring there is also splendid idea to make it of white gold or of platinum due to their cold white sparkling that accompanies the diamond. And for the traditional engagement event, an oval diamond yellow gold engagement ring will be the best model ever.
Lab grown oval diamonds are not as common as of a princess cut or a round cut. Yet they are outstanding both with their shape, clarity and sparkling. Only clearwater diamonds look good in that cut, so they are quite rare in nature. And with the forces of a human intellect, today you are welcome to get your perfect oval-shaped diamond with ease and for an affordable price. Just evaluate the beauty of these gemstones crafted by the human power and you’ll be amazed with their quality and price at once.
Why Lab Created Diamonds?
Our lab diamonds are indistinguishable from mined diamonds of equivalent quality