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Onsite Goldsmiths

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Onsite Goldsmiths

RING SIZING

Our expert jewellers can determine your proper ring size and professionally size your silver, gold or platinum ring to fit you perfectly.

JEWELLERY CLEANING & POLISHING

We can clean, polish and restore your jewellery to look like new! Our professional jewellers will make your jewelry sparkle right before your eyes.

JEWELLERY MOUNTING & PRONG RE-TIPPING

Proper maintenance and prong re-tipping can prevent you from losing your precious stones.

CHAIN SOLDERING & BRACELET REPAIR

We can repair broken chains, pendants and charms or quickly refurbish your necklaces, bracelets and jewellery chains to look new.

STONE REPLACEMENT

Our professional jewellers can replace the stones in any setting — solitaires, three-stone rings, tensions settings, channel settings, bezel settings or pavé.

PEARL RESTRINGING

Let our professionals prolong the life of your pearls by restringing and inspecting the clasps. We also restring beads.

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Custom Design

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Custom Design

Bring your own creation to life with our design specialists and onsite goldsmiths. Let our team keep you involved step by step with our process. From computer CAD images to hand carved waxes, see your treasure develop in front of your eyes. Have broken or heirloom pieces you want to remodel? We do that too! No appointment necessary! Consultations are always free.

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Financing Available

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Financing Available

Together we'll help you determine whether 3, 6 or 12 months financing option works best for you. Applicable interest and borrowing fees applied.

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Lifetime Diamond Upgrade

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Lifetime Diamond Upgrade

Let our team assist you in exchanging or upgrading your center diamond. We can guarantee you have the brightest firecracker in the room! No appointment necessary.

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30-Day Exchange

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30-Day Exchange

30-Day Exchange You do have 30 days to exchange your purchase as long as the item has not been worn or damaged.

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No Interest Layaway

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No Interest Layaway

A popular choice by our customers. With a small deposit choose whether 3, or 6 months no interest layaway program works for you. To maintain no interest, a minimum of 5% payment is required each month.

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Guide to Trending Diamond Shapes

Some diamond shapes rise above the rest. Be it their romantic design or unique brilliance, these diamond shapes will leave you breathless.

Guide to Trending Diamond Shapes

There are as many ways to cut a diamond as can be imagined: The sky’s the limit when it comes to blending mathematics and diamonds’ natural properties to create a piece of mineral artwork. However, in practical terms, diamantaires will usually stick to a set of common shapes that are ideal expressions of the stone’s unique traits. Round cuts, princess cuts, and cushion cuts are the most common—and you’re almost certain to have seen those shapes before.

But there are a few diamond shapes that, while they’re still part of the list of shapes that can be found by average people, are nonetheless unusual. Here at GMG Jewellers, we showcase hundreds of different GIA-certified diamonds, which include some special shapes whose distinctiveness may be ideal for you!

Asscher Cut

In 1902, the Asscher cut was designed by famed diamantaire Joseph Asscher. Designed before the innovation of the brilliant round, vintage diamonds in this camp were cut like step pyramids, their rear facets giving the stone a “hall of mirrors” effect of black and white bars. Paired with its clipped corners and “windmill” pattern at its heart, this shape is a truly unusual piece in the modern world. If you’re looking for an alternative to a princess-cut engagement ring, you may prefer the Asscher cut for its vintage charm and square elegance.

asscher cut diamond shape

Marquise Cut

Originally designed to mimic the famous lips of King Louis XV’s courtesan, Madame de Pompadour, the marquise cut is a diamond shaped like a long canoe, its rounded sides coming to two points. Because of their unique ability to act as an accent, marquise cuts have historically been relegated to side stones. But in recent times, designers have reimagined the shape for use as centre stones. The shape is unlike any other diamond cut, and if you’ve selected a setting that can protect its delicate points, its striking shape and luminous facets make for a truly contemporary engagement ring option.

Emerald Cut

As with the Asscher cut, the emerald cut is a vintage “step” diamond. Unlike the Asscher, however, the emerald cut is significantly longer, presenting a broad, water-clear table which shows off the potential flawlessness of the stone. Its steps aren’t arranged in a “windmill” shape, but the parallel bars of black and white provide a unique alternative to the fire and scintillation of a brilliant-cut stone, making it a great contrast with a wedding band studded with round brilliants. As a long shape, the emerald cut is also a good choice for the woman who wants to make her hand appear narrower.

Heart Cut

As the name implies, this diamond shape is an heart. A heart-cut diamond is often a very divisive choice, with some women finding it too twee for their tastes. However, there’s no better symbol of affection than a heart—and for many women, it’s a cute touch to add to an engagement ring. Do remember that at GMG Jewellers, we offer custom design, which means that you can purchase an ideal heart-cut diamond and build your own jewellery around it if you can’t find the perfect setting for this shape!

If you’re interested in learning more about diamonds, don’t hesitate to contact GMG Jewellers today at 203-230-1199, or make our Saskatoon, Saskatchewan showroom your local jeweller!

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