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About Pear-Cut Diamonds

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.

If you’re looking to find the perfect pear cut diamond, take a look at our Complete Diamond Buying Guide. for tips and tricks.

GIA Certified Pear Cut Diamonds

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 body's 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 Diamond: Frequently Asked Questions

Need to know more? Here are some of our frequently asked questions from customers looking to buy 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 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.

Providing the proportions are balanced, a pear-cut diamond can give a lot of ‘bang for the buck’ when it comes to carat weight. We adore the impact of a perfect proportion 2-carat pear for engagement rings.

Yes! Good clarity and color will ensure your 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.