Classic and clean, emerald cut diamonds have long been a symbol of elegance. This season, we’re seeing the emerald cut, along with baguettes and others, shining in a new way, turning tradition on its head… or rather, its side. Enter the east/west setting. This fresh take on sophisticated styles is showing up in a big way. From engagement rings to eternity bands to necklaces, the horizontal setting keeps classic interesting. Shop the edit below.


Featured above from left to right, top to bottom: Platinum Gypsy Ring Set with 1.55 CT Emerald Cut Diamond, $10,900; 18KYG Mint Green Cushion Cut Tourmaline Necklace (3.48CT), $4,125; 18K Yellow Gold 7 Emerald Cut Diamonds (.83CTW) Partway Band, $3,700; 18K Rose Gold Blue Topaz Ring Set with 57 Round Blue Topaz Stones, $4,250; 18K Rose Gold Pink Sapphire Cuff Bracelet, (7 Oval Sapphires 2.17CTW), $5,050; 18K Yellow Gold Radiant Cut Malaya Garnet Ring, $3,850