Round cut, alternatively known as Round Brilliant, is the most classic shape of all gem cuts made with 57 or 58 facets and the most popular since 1900s. This cut is the most proficient in capturing a stone’s brilliance and it usually goes well with any setting or ring style. The round cut has gone through many transformations during the past years to operate the facets in the best way possible.
Round cut gems especially round cut diamonds are commonly used as an engagement ring. The round cut diamond has been the most popular shape since diamonds were first used and they are the first diamond shape invented. The round cuts we see today, are the result of many researches with intent of creating the best shape for their brilliance.