Among the most one-of-a kind diamond cuts and shapes is a pear cut diamond! They are rising in popularity with many celebrities rocking a pear cut diamond as an engagement ring, and many people loving their unique design. It is natural to have a preference over all the different diamond cuts and shapes and women have their few favorites that they believe would create the perfect engagement ring.
Here’s why a pear cut diamond should be your favorite!
The Benefits of Pear Cut Diamonds
Symmetry: Pear cut diamonds that are well made have excellent symmetry. The point of the pear should ideally line up with the apex of the rounded end. There should be no straight edges, and instead, should look more like a semi-circle. Classic pear cut diamonds have a length to width ratio of 1.4-1.7 but depending on personal preference and type of jewelry, this can change.
Uniquely Vintage: A round-cut diamond is the most popular diamond shape, which makes a pearl cut diamond the perfect engagement ring choice for brides looking for a unique option. Pear cuts are a combination of marquise and round cut diamonds, created for the first time in 1458 by a Polish gemstone polisher named Louis Ver Bequem. He is also given credit for creating absolute symmetry and allowing pear cuts to achieve their maximized shine and brilliance.
Gorgeous: Pear cut diamonds magnify the sparkle effect and are a glamorous choice for the perfect engagement ring! Plus, because of their elongated form, they can make a wearer’s finger look slimmer. So not only are pear cut diamonds flattering and brilliant, they can also appear larger and give the buyer more bang for their buck. A pear cut diamond can look larger due to its surface area than a round cut diamond of the same carat weight.
Clarity: Pear cut diamonds due to their brilliant cut will hide imperfections better than other diamond cuts. By getting a SI1 or SI2 clarity diamond, there will not be any inclusions that can be seen by the naked eye. However, it will be important to avoid large inclusions that take place in the center of the stone.
How to wear pear cut diamonds
There are a multitude of ways that you can rock a pear cut diamond! While it can make the perfect engagement ring, do not underestimate its beauty in other jewelry pieces too. Pear cut earrings can be a fun and flirty way to spruce up your outfit. A pear cut diamond pendent can also add an elegant edge to your style. Really, the beauty of a pear cut diamond is that it can be added to any jewelry piece and instantly elevate it to a gorgeous accessory.
It can be hard to choose between all the different diamond cuts, but one can never go wrong with a pear cut diamond! Our 14 Karat jewelry experts can help you to pick out a new diamond piece from our extensive collection, or help you to make a new beautiful custom piece! Come and visit us at the Shops of Legacy, 168th and West Center Road.