Which Diamond Cut Makes A same X Carat Diamond Look Bigger?
People are always looking for various options to get more value for money. The same can be aid for people who are looking to find diamonds that look bigger without being too expensive. Diamonds are very expensive, and the larger the stone, the greater the price will be. However, some diamonds may look bigger, but will not be as expensive as you think. The cost of a diamond is determined by the quality and weight of the diamond. The quality of a diamond is determined by cut, clarity and color of the diamond. Some diamond cuts have been known to make the diamond look bigger, such as round diamonds.
Why Round Diamonds Look Bigger
Round cut diamonds, tend to look bigger as it is physically bigger than other diamond cuts. In a round cut you will be able to see more crown and therefore it is said to look about 10 percent bigger than famous princess cut. Carat is the weight of a diamond and has nothing to do with the size and shape of the diamonds. For example if we compare the mm sizes of 1.5 carat diamonds, the diameter of a round cut will be 7.4mm, which is the biggest of all cuts. Same for 3 carat diamonds diameter of the round cut is 9.5 mm. Similarly, marquise, pear and oval cuts also tend to make the diamond look bigger. Round cut diamond is the most popular diamond shape in the world. However, certain characteristics, especially that of the size to weight ratio of emerald cut is similar to round cuts and that is why we get to see many people opting for emerald cut engagement rings.
The size and brilliance of a diamond is influenced greatly by the diamond cut and therefore it is important to ensure that we pick the diamonds cut well suited for the type of jewelry you intend to buy. For example, antique engagement rings are becoming popular in recent years and the preferred diamond cut for such engagement rings is the round cut.
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