Aside from giving the stone its shape, the cut of a diamond or gemstone determines a stones brilliance. Trillion cuts are triangular, three-sided stones that are most commonly used as accent stones instead of center stones. Trillions were created in the 18th century but was not trademarked until the 1970’s.
Trillion cuts are uncommon engagement ring center stones, you’re more likely to find them as side stones or in earrings and pendants. A trillion cut engagement ring would automatically look pretty alternative, but with a thoughtfully designed halo you could create a more timeless look. Watch the video to learn more about designing with trillion cuts.
See some of the rings we’ve designed using trillion cuts to get inspired.
Trillions are not a good choice if you want a classic or timeless look, they’re very alternative as a center stone, but they are a more common choice as a pair of side stones on either side of a center stone. If you want a non traditional engagement ring, a trillion center stone is a bold and unconventional choice. Trillion cut rings are not a good choice for those with active lifestyles or those that work with their hands or are rough on their jewelry.
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Depending on your rings style, a round cut can go classic, vintage, or alternative.
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