Different Engagement Rings And Their Meanings

Have you ever thought that the shape of moissanite you prefer may reveal something about your personality? It may be that you are traditionally conservative, or perhaps you are flirty and adventurous. See if your favorite shape represents you.

Trying different styles may be a great way to find out what looks best on your hand. There is no right or wrong choice for a moissanite cut, but knowing your personal style and how you'll feel most comfortable wearing it may help your fiancé make the right decision.

Round Cut

Round Cut

The classic round shape of moissanite is the most popular. Moissanite's circular shape symbolizes endless love, like a wedding band.

This cut is suitable for someone who seeks a classic and timeless style of moissanite in Toronto. An engagement ring with a round brilliant cut moissanite is perfect for anyone interested in a traditional look that will last forever. Women looking for maximum sparkle can also enjoy the facets of the round brilliant cut.

Women who prefer round shaped moissanite engagement rings in Toronto are usually drawn to its traditional romance, and they themselves are honest, faithful, and somewhat conservative. They may also be wary of change.

Princess Cut

Princess Cut

With its lavish sparkle, princess cut moissanite can draw attention, and whoever wears one may be willing to take risks and lead.

A princess cut moissanite is square on the top, features four beveled sides and comes in at a point (like an upside-down pyramid) beneath the shiny surface of the ring. With the perfect combination of maximum sparkle and a modern design, this is the ring cut for you. The clean lines keep the ring looking contemporary.

A woman who will wear a platinum engagement ring of this shape is unlikely to shy away from the spotlight. In addition to relishing the attention she receives from her admirers, she also brings a sense of excitement to nearly everything she does.

Emerald Cut

Emerald Cut

Even though moissanite shapes are old-fashioned, they exude a quiet elegance and coolness. With its clear depths, the open style of the cut symbolizes an open heart and personal clarity.

A moissanite emerald cut is elegant and refined. The elongated shape and step-cut faceting are perfect for someone with a more understated style. Cuts like this are best suited to women who have discerning taste--those who favor classics with an edge.

Women who choose emerald cut platinum engagement rings have a very good sense of who they are, and they don't particularly look for approval from others. This woman wears her moissanite, instead of allowing her moissanite to wear her.

Cushion Cut

It is both feminine and trendy to wear moissanite in a cushion cut. A cushion’s curved corners and brilliant facets are perfect for someone searching for a soft look with a lot of sparkle.

Women who prefer cushion cut moissanite platinum engagement rings are fairly traditional, but they do like to cut loose a little now and then.

Oval Cut

This oval moissanite is nearly the same as the traditional round, but it shows a bit of creativity and individuality. The similarity to an egg shape may also represent fertility or a desire for children, but it is a stable and faithful moissanite shape.

Oval cut moissanite engagement rings have become one of the most up-and-coming, popular  moissanite shapes.This cut is great for those who love to stay ahead of the trends, but also love a classic, elegant aesthetic.

Pear Cut

Pear Cut

The elongated pear shape shows a woman to be an individual, yet she still has a soft side for traditional romance. She may be a trend-setter with this unusual shape, although the teardrop shape may also be a prelude to tears of sorrow or joy.

Shaped like a tear (of joy), the pear cut gives the finger an elongated look. It's one of the least common engagement ring cuts. Women who move to the beat of their own drum and don’t want a ring like everyone else gravitate toward a pear. 

The woman who chooses a pear cut moissanite engagement ring in platinum tends to set a high standard for herself and everyone around her. It can be difficult living up to her expectations so she must make an effort not to go overboard, especially with her mate.

Marquise Cut

Marquise Cut

The flashy marquise-shaped moissanite engagement ring indicates a desire for opulence and glitter, since the shape is specifically designed to make the moissanite look larger than it really is through optical tricks of dimension. A marquise shape preference, then, may indicate a superficial attitude toward wealth or a desire for extravagant appearances.

The marquise cut moissanite engagement rings in Toronto  are the ultimate in elegance. Its oval shape meets in pointed ends, resembling the hull of a ship — this cut is also known as the Navette cut (meaning "little boat" in French). In addition to being unique, this cut is also great for someone looking to create the illusion of elongated hands.

Women who are drawn to the marquise cut moissanite  tend to be a tad more concerned with status. They must keep in mind that it's what's on the inside that truly counts.

Radiant Cut

Radiant Cut

Similar to an emerald cut, the radiant cut moissanite is shaped like an octagon. Unlike an emerald, however, the radiant has 70 light-reflecting facets within it, making it quite the dazzler. Women who like radiant cut moissanite engagement rings tend to be bubbly and outgoing. The brilliant faceting and rectangular shape is great for those who love a lot of sparkle and flash in their moissanite engagement rings in Toronto.

The blend of facets in a radiant cut moissanite is flirty and trendy, as are the women who choose this unusual moissanite shape.

Women who choose the brilliance of a radiant cut are very much like those who love the princess cut moissanite. They radiate almost as much sparkle as the gem they are wearing.

Asscer Cut

Asscer Cut

The unique Asscher shape moissanite highlights a woman's desire for drama while appealing to a vintage style. Like the emerald shape moissanite, it also indicates clarity of person.

Asscher cuts moissanite engagement rings in Toronto that have an old world sophistication. Women who love antiques and unique designs tend to gravitate more toward Asscher cut moissanite for their retro look,” Similar to emerald cut moissanite, Asscher cut moissanites have step-cut faceting rather than brilliant-cut faceting, making them understated and elegant. The short, octagonal cut was a hallmark of the '20s and '30s and has a distinct Art Deco feel.

This cut was created by Joseph Asscher for King Edward VII, so the woman who chooses it likely exudes a bit of a royal air herself.

Multiple Shapes on One Ring

Some engagement rings feature a main center moissanite of one shape accented by additional, smaller moissanites of another shape. When you're looking at a ring like this, the main stone holds the most significance. Think of the meaning associated with the accent moissanites as undertones to your personality.

Just for Fun

It's fun to look at the different meanings assigned to various moissanite shapes, but there's no scientific data to really back them up. What's truly important is that you select a cut you love because what that moissanite means to you is strictly between you and your partner. If your heart glows with satisfaction every time you look at your ring, that's all that really matters.