WHAT IS HEXAGON CUT?

Aside from giving the stone its shape, the cut of a diamond or gemstone determines a stones brilliance. Hexagons are not a cut, but a six-sided, hexagon shaped stones and can be brilliant cut or step cut. Hexagons are either an all around symmetrical shape, or an elongated almosted rectangular hexagonal shape. Stones cut into hexagons are fairly rare, while many engagement rings have round diamonds in hexagon settings or surrounded by a hexagon halo. Most hexagon rings feature rough diamonds or gemstones.

Is Hexagon The Right Shape For You?

Geometric and bold, hexagon engagement rings have an angular Art Deco appeal that can also translate into alternative and bohemian designs. Hexagon engagement rings are unconventional, especially with a rough diamond center stone which is common for this cut. Watch the video to learn more about your style options for hexagon rings.

BROWSE HEXAGON ENGAGEMENT RINGS

See some of the rings we’ve designed using hexagon diamonds to get inspired.

HEXAGON PROS AND CONS

Pros

  • You’re ring is guaranteed to be unique looking; it’s an uncommon cut
  • This look can be accomplished with a round stone set in a hexagon setting

Cons

  • Pointed edges make this cut more vulnerable to chipping, snagging or breaking if not in an appropriate setting
  • Not a good choice for active lifestyles

WHO ARE HEXAGON CUT RINGS RIGHT FOR?

Hexagon engagement rings are a good choice if you want an alternative or Art Deco-inspired look. They’re not a good choice if you want a classic or timeless style. Hexagon rings are not a good choice for those with active lifestyles or those that work with their hands or are rough on their jewelry because of the pointed edges.

Additional Resources

Geometric And Unique Shaped Rings

Get a geometric look through unique stone cuts, or clever design choices.

Engagement Ring Styles

Depending on your rings style, a round cut can go classic, vintage, or alternative.

7 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy an Engagement Ring

Become an expert with our free guide.

Ready to Start Designing?

We can work with you in-person at our studio or set up a video call to help you take the first step toward designing a ring. Design consultations are complementary and we’ll give you a quick call before your meeting to make sure we can help you.