The round diamond cut is the most traditional and popular of all diamond shapes.
Approximately 80% of all loose diamonds being sold in the marketplace are round cut diamonds.
A round cut diamond has a total of 58 facets, 33 on the top portion called the crown and 25 facets on the bottom called the pavilion.
A round diamond that has ideal cut parameters is the most beautiful and brilliant of all the diamond shapes.
It is for this reason that round diamonds are most often set in solitaire, four-prong engagement ring settings to showcase their brilliance.
The round cut diamond has evolved a lot over the years and has rightfully earned its place today as the most desired and sought after of all of the diamond cuts.