(Closed) Radiant Cut vs Oval Cut .. Which do you prefer?

posted 5 years ago in Rings
  • poll: Which do you like more?
    Oval : (59 votes)
    60 %
    Radiant : (40 votes)
    40 %
  • Post # 3
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Just personal preference for me. I prefer rounded stones. 

    Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Of the two, I’d choose oval. It all depends on what kind of sparkle you like, but I don’t like the sparkle you get from radiants. Also, radiants are deeper stones, so they don’t face up as big while ovals face up fairly large for their carat size.

    Post # 5
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    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I think they look really different. If you go see both with similar specs and carat size, you’ll have a clear preference. 

    That’s being said, I have an oval and it sparkles like crazy πŸ™‚ I think it has the sparkle of a round but stands out from a sea of rounds and princesses. I love my oval. 

    Post # 8
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    879 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I love round but hate princess cuts. Funny thing though is I definitely prefer radiants (think they’re beautiful!) over ovals.

    Post # 9
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    5405 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I prefer oval, but I like radiants as well, depending on the setting. 

    Post # 11
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    2981 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Radiant, b/c it’s more of an interesting cut. Also, I don’t care for the “bow tie effect” that seem to plague the oval cut. Altho, both of my mom’s e-rings (original and upgrade) are ovals and they are beautiful.

    Post # 12
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    243 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Oval, but I’m biased.  I LOVE mine!

    Post # 13
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    2269 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I have an oval so I voted oval, though radiant cuts are growing on me, they’re stunning.

    Post # 14
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    943 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @LoveNYC123:  I voted radiant, I have one so I’m biased!

    Post # 15
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    1653 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    ovals are very pretty, but I prefer the sparkle of a radiant, biased opinion πŸ™‚

     

     

    Post # 16
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - White Point Garden, Charleston, SC

    Definitely oval.  I like rounded things though, so I automatically like oval, round, cushion (kind of rounded at the corners) better than radiant and princess.

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