Oval cut diamonds combine the sparkle of the round brilliant cut with the elongated shape of a marquise. Developed in the 1950s, oval cut diamonds are a modern hybrid of other stunning shapes. Here are our favorite oval cut diamonds worn by celebrities.
Is this the most beautiful couple of all time? Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds married on September 9, 2012. Blake wears a stunning rose gold oval cut engagement ring by Lorraine Schwartz. With a light pink tone that’s accented by the romantic golden metal, it looks stunning paired with a thin micropavé wedding band.
Amber Rose married rapper Wiz Khalifa this week; the pair announced the news on Monday, via Twitter. The couple plan on having a wedding in the fall; Amber gave birth to their son, Sebastian, back in February.
Amber’s engagement ring features a 10-carat oval cut diamond in a clean, classic solitaire style. It’s a beautiful diamond that doesn’t need any embellishment to shine.
While Katie and Tom have since parted ways, we were really impressed with his pick for her engagement ring. A 5-carat oval cut diamond ring by Fred Leighton featured six additional carats of diamonds in the halo and band. A split shank gave the ring a stunning vintage look.
Nick Cokas proposed to Katharine McPhee with an oval cut yellow diamond surrounded by pink pavé diamonds. Set in platinum, it’s a truly special engagement ring that combines both classic and unique elements.
While we’re still slightly miffed that Orlando Bloom never proposed to us, we have to acknowledge that the ring he gave to Miranda Kerr is a real winner. Its distinctive floral shape includes approximately 4 carats of oval cut and round diamonds, in a dazzling arrangement.
While not strictly the modern oval cut, we couldn’t help but include Jennifer Aniston’s engagement ring here. It’s just too beautiful to ignore! A 10-carat antique rose cut, which sits flat to the finger, this shape has no pavilion. It is an extremely rare to see a rose shaped engagement ring these days, so kudos to Justin for knowing what would stand out to his A-list fiancé.
Other celebrities with oval cut engagement rings include Kandi Buruss, Whitney Port and Teresa Palmer. Kandi Buruss engagement ring actually features smaller diamonds that appear as one oval-cut diamond, a type of cluster diamond ring.
Which is your favorite oval cut engagement ring? Are you a lucky wearer of the diamond shape? Let us know in the comments below.