Asscher cut diamonds, or square cut diamonds, are a popular diamond shape for engagement rings. They are characterized by a step cut and a distinctive vintage appeal. Asscher diamonds have cropped corners, which give them an almost octagonal shape.
Yellow fancy color diamonds - commonly referred to as canary diamonds – are the most popular of the fancy color diamonds because of their unique beauty and affordability. Unlike white diamonds which sometimes appear yellow-ish, yellow diamonds are considered fancy only when they are graded so according to the following terms: light yellow, fancy light yellow, fancy yellow, fancy intense yellow, fancy dark yellow, fancy deep yellow and fancy vivid yellow. Approximately sixty percent of all fancy color diamonds are considered fancy yellow.