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Loose Diamonds | Pear Cut
A blended, unique cut that is full of history. Pear cut diamonds began stealing hearts in the 1400s and their tear drop, pendeloque silhouette continues to be a treasured choice for modern buyers.
Bringing together the beauty of marquise and oval shapes, the asymmetry of a pear cut diamond creates balance and depth on the hand. A pear cut diamond is a truly, head-turning shape that looks exquisite set in engagement rings, pendants and earrings. It can also exhibit spectacular light performance and deliver a stunning sparkle.
Like other fancy cuts, pear cut diamonds can present with a range of different ratios. Choosing the right one for you is entirely personal and will be based on the aesthetic you want to achieve.
A 1:50 ratio is considered a ‘balanced’ pear, hitting the sweet spot between elongated elegance and a bodies appearance. However, there is also a market for higher ratio pears that give a slimmer, more dramatically elongated appearance, which can be very flattering.
A GIA certificate will give reliable grades for your pear cut diamonds so that you can shop confidently. Any of our loose pear cut diamonds can be set in an engagement ring or piece of fine jewelry of your choosing.
Pear Cut Diamonds FAQ's
💎What is the best color grade for a pear cut diamond?
Due to their fantastic potential for light return and brilliant facet patterning, pear cut diamonds are fairly adept at concealing color. If you want the desirable, icy white tones without the paying the premium of the top grades, look for pear cut diamonds graded G, H or I. Diamonds in the near colorless category will give a fantastic white sparkle.
💎What is the best carat weight for a pear cut diamond?
Providing the proportions are balanced, a pear cut diamond can give a lot of ‘bang for buck’ when it comes to carat weight. We adore the impact of a perfectly proportion 2 carat pear for engagement rings.
💎Do pear cut diamonds sparkle?
Yes! A good clarity and good color will ensure you pear cut diamond delivers a fantastic sparkle. They also look fantastic in halo settings, so you can double down on the sparkle for a truly remarkable engagement ring.
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