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Square vs Round diamonds

Square Vs Round Diamond? Best For Diamond Painting

Hello, amazing painters!! Do you know there are many types of diamonds are offered by DIYPaintingo? Then we are here to let you know that we offer a variety of diamonds like square/round/special shaped diamonds for your amazing diamond paintings. You must be confused between Square Vs Round Diamond.

If you are new to the Diamond paintings, you may be too excited to get started with Diamond painting. But with a question in mind that what type of diamonds should I select? Should I go with round diamonds or square diamonds?

If yes, then no worries dear we are here to help you with this issue. We will be going to tell you all the pros and cons of a square or Round Diamond Drill.

round vs square diamonds

DID YOU KNOW: There are many synonyms for Diamonds now in the painting industry. Some people call it RESIN, some call it GEMS, Some call it DOTZ and so on.

Square Vs Round Diamond Drill

Round Vs Square Diamonds

In the Diamond painting world, a “Drill” Simply refers to the shape of the diamond that you will be going to apply on the canvas. If the word drill is confusing you then you can replace this word with Diamonds Just like the below example

  • Square Drill == Square Diamonds
  • Round Drill == Round Diamonds

The choice of diamond shape totally depends on your personal preference. Like the other things in life like you may like pizza but maybe others hate pizza (BTW we think no one hates pizza).

We hope that you got what we want to say. The thing that we can guarantee is a beautiful painting for you. Selecting between the square vs round diamond should not be a big issue.

DID YOU KNOW: We have some Special Shaped Diamond Paintings those paintings are a combination of all types of diamonds like Special Shaped or Round diamonds. Let’s have a look at both type of diamonds


square Drill Diamond Painting

We want to show you what our customers saying about square diamonds then we will let you know what we think about the square diamonds.

Square diamonds Make a More Complete looking painting When you paste the diamonds on the canvas there will be no or negligible space between the diamonds. So this type of diamonds creates a fully covered looking diamond painting. When you look the diamond painting made with square diamonds with a small it looks amazing.

Megha K. AUS

Square diamonds satisfyingly “snap” Into place We hope that you know diamond paintings take a long time (around 1 or 2 weeks) to get completed. So it is very satisfying to fill in the gaps. You will love the sound of the click.

Maria P. USA

A little bit Hard to Pick Up According to some of our customers, square diamonds are a little bit hard to pick up due to their shape.

Square Diamonds


Round Diamond Paintings

Easier (And Faster) To Pick Up and Applying the Diamonds Due to the shape Round diamond drill seems to stick the diamond pen better and this will help to make your diamond painting faster.

Johana, Canada

Less “Complete” look There will be always a small gap in the round diamond due to its shape. We hope that you got our point. When you look at the painting too closely the gaps between the Diamond Dotz.

Nimayra, Singapore

Look Shinier This is one of the benefits of round diamonds that they are shinier than square diamonds

Neha, India

DID YOU KNOW: Our Custom Diamond Paintings are made with Square diamond painting but you can request to make those paintings with round diamonds as well.  


What We and our hardcore Diamond Painting fans think?

We had created a poll in our DIYPaintingo diamond painting group and below are the results. Have a look for yourself!

paintingsCart Poll

As you can see that most of our customers prefer Square over Round. In fact, there are many people who like round diamonds as well.

We suggest you try both types of diamonds and select what you liked the most.

We hope that you loved this article and we highly recommend you to buy whatever is your preference. Our suggestion is given below


Read some Faqs

What is Diamond Drill?

Diamond Drill refers to the shape of the Diamond. If the diamond shape is square then we call it a square drill, If the diamond’s shape is specially shaped or round then we will call them special-shaped drill and round drill.

How to Choose between Square and round Diamond Shape?

If you are confused about choosing the right shape for you then you must read this full article on DIYPaintingo.
If you want to get more complete painting then go for Square Diamonds or if you want to get shinier painting then you should go with Round Diamond Painting.

What is special shaped diamond drill?

These diamond drills are neither square nor round they are made especially for specific paintings. You can check hundreds of Special shaped diamond paintings on DIYPaintingo.

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