Measuring Stones


Round-Shaped Stones: Measured across the widest part.

Oval-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the top to the bottom, and across the widest part.

Pear-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the top to the point, and across the widest part.


Octagon-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the top to the bottom, and across the widest part.

Heart-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the top to the bottom, and across the widest part.

Square-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the top to the bottom, and across the widest part.

Baguette-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the top to the bottom, and across the widest part on straights, or both end widths on tapers.

Triangle-Shaped Stones: Measured vertically from the base to the point.

Marquise-Shaped Stones: Measured from the top point to the bottom point, and across the widest part.

D.D. Designs Resources

[The Four C's]

[About Gold]

[Birth Stones]

[Gem Care]

[Why Does Gold Discolor Fingers?]

[Measuring Stones]

[Traditional Wedding/Anniversary Stones]

[Weights]

[Diamond Weights & Sizes]