Posted on October 25th, 2016
Yellow, as a color, is indicative of many things. It represents springtime, rebirth, renewal, warmth, and love. It is symbolic of good health and positive energy, and has long been used around the world in association with ceremonies which celebrate the beginning of something new, from the planting of crops to the union of two loving partners in blissful matrimony. Yellow diamonds make a wonderful choice for the center stone in an engagement ring, symbolizing as they do so many beautiful, wholesome, and positive things.
The cushion cut is a very special cut for a yellow diamond. When situated as the center stone in a wedding band, it symbolizes the warmth and support implicit in the perfect union. Like any expertly cut diamond, the yellow cushion cut diamond shows high quality exuberance and sparkle, brilliantly reflecting natural sunlight into a dazzling array of shimmering beauty. This traditional, vintage-style wedding band emphasizes the sense of loving warmth and wonderful hope that is implicit to the perfect wedding, and is always a marvelous sight to behold.
For a yellow diamond, symbolizing the warmth of the summer sun and the radiance of everlasting love, there can be no more fitting shape than that of the radiant cut. This eye-catching double banded wedding ring is completely encrusted with small round cut diamonds, framing the radiant cut center stone like the rays of the midday sun. Under the bright light of a spring wedding, this ring will capture and reflect the rays of the sun in a manner that is sure to catch the eye of any who behold it. This ring doesn’t simply speak to warmth, support, and love everlasting: it tells their story in a song of sparkle and joy.
The emerald cut yellow diamond is a traditional symbol of joyous union in many countries around the world. On this particular yellow diamond engagement ring, the shape of the center stone is dazzlingly highlighted by a close-fitting arrangement of small, round-cut diamonds that help to bring out the sparkle and luster of its many polished facets. This yellow emerald cut diamond glitters like a beacon of hope for a bright future, and is a perfect symbol of the love and warmth that ought to be found within the union of two people pledging to spend the rest of their lives in each other’s company.
Posted on October 15th, 2016
Explore the Mark Broumand selection for the finest round cut diamonds. You can select among many settings, six of which are below. These round brilliant cut beauties are elaborate in detail and rich in taste, with various bands and shanks adding the finishing touch.
Set atop a delicate and narrow band of rose-tinted gold, this traditional wedding ring features a center stone with a round brilliant cat of dazzling proportions. It is expertly held within a cradle of smaller round cut diamonds; coupled with the warm luster of the golden band itself, this lends an image of warm, homey feels to the appearance of this engagement band. It is the perfect symbol of a promise of many years of love yet to come.
This is a fine vintage wedding ring with a double banded design, its center stone cradled within a delicate mounting of smaller round cut diamonds. The overall effect, coupled with the classic double shank look, is one of sparkling beauty and sophistication. This is a tasteful and elegant engagement band, fit to gleam and shine on that most special of occasions.
This round, brilliantly cut center diamond is set into a silvery crown atop a gradually tapering band, thicker toward the setting than it is at the bottom. This is a very traditional engagement band shape, and one that lends itself to the sophisticated and elegant appearance of the sparkling centerpiece.
This elegant silver band features a large centerpiece that is artistically encrusted with small round-cut diamonds. These smaller stones lovingly frame the center diamond, reflecting and refracting sunlight to give added dazzle and shine to that which is meant to symbolize love everlasting.
The size of this brilliantly cut round center diamond is expertly accented by the smaller round-cut stones surrounding it, while the narrow, uniform shape of the diamond encrusted band allows the size of the center stone to truly carry the day. The craftsmanship of this ring enables the central round cut diamond to stand as a symbol of everlasting love, making it a truly stunning wedding ring in more ways than one.
This vintage-style wedding ring features a large round cut diamond with brilliant sparkle, set amidst smaller round cut diamonds on a traditional gold band with a beautiful rosy tint. The allure of this ring is heavily focused on the dazzling sparkle of the center stone, which the smaller diamonds along the setting and the shank only serve to enhance.
Posted on October 1st, 2016
Almost as important as the center stone in an engagement ring are the cradle in which the stone is held, as well as the band, or shank. Either of these elements can draw attention to the center stone through luxurious decoration, or emphasize the diamond’s luster through lack of adornment.
Round Cut Diamond Engagement Ring, 3.4 Carats
In this example, we see a round cut diamond cradled within a beautifully decorated setting, dazzlingly adorned with smaller round-cut diamonds to emphasize and enhance the sparkle of the center stone. The band itself ascends smoothly up either side of the centerpiece, and is adorned by round-cut diamonds along its entire length. This is an elegant and stylish modern wedding ring, and is a demonstrable example of how the shank can serve to enhance the overall quality of a piece.
Round Cut Diamond, 3.67 Carats, on Slender Engagement Band
The slender appearance of this lustrous yet slender gold wedding band supports a delicate cradled frame on top, in which a large, beautifully round-cut diamond is nestled. This is a fine example of an engagement band with diamonds along half the shank. Such a style adds to the tasteful elegance of this vintage ring’s minimalist appeal, but it still serves to wondrously enhance the beauty and the sparkle of the center stone.
Round Cut Diamond Wedding Ring with Double Shank
The brilliant appearance of this ring is owed to many factors, including the gleaming silver surface of its stylish double band. The double shank ring is completely encrusted with small, round-cut diamonds, which fit perfectly into the silvery background while emphasizing the grace and the majesty of the central stone. All four ends of the double band rise up to frame the beautifully cradled centerpiece in a regal, crown-like formation, wonderfully reminiscent of a life-long pledge of of loyalty, purity, and true love.
Round Cut Diamond, 2.59 Carats, Simple and Elegant Shank
This ring’s beautiful silver band is a perfect example of how an unadorned shank and non-encrusted cradle can help to emphasize the beauty of a diamond. The setting is pristine and delicate, with crown-like flanges suggestive of royalty, purity, and many other positive qualities contributing to the strength of a life-long union. The size of the flanges forbids the use of smaller diamonds for emphasis, while making the round cut diamond at their center look larger and more brilliant in comparison.