Pear-Shaped Diamonds

Diamond ShapesThe pear-shaped diamonds are a unique and hybrid diamond cut combining the excellence and design style of both Round Brilliant and the Marquise that result in shape with a single point and a circular end. The pear cut black diamond is also known as the teardrop diamond because of its shape. Its cut can appear unique or classic depending on its setting. With 58 facets, its brilliant shape exhibits many sparkles. Its elongated shape lengthens the finger, making it a flatting choice for diamond pendants, diamond engagement rings, diamond wedding rings, and gifts.

A pear diamond for sale should always be set with a prong at the point – the most likely location for chipping on a pear shape diamond. Because this point was once nearest to the outer edge of the rough stone, excess such as naturals, extra facets, and other inclusions may be located here. Since the point is covered by a prong, these flaws will be not visible once the diamond is set. The only remaining concern would be whether the flaws are significant enough to affect the stability of the diamond.

If you choose an elongated pear shape, the length of diamond creates a slimming effect on fingers.
To understand what the diamond will look like from above check for length to width ratio. For the most traditional pear-shaped diamond, look for a length-to-width ratio between 1.45 and 1.75.

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