● A popular fancy cut diamond
Emerald cut diamond rings are the most popular in the industry among the modern diamond rings. The round cut diamonds are sold the most in the diamond industry. Yet this modern engagement ring is also favorable for proposals. The emerald cut owns its name based on the fact that the diamond cut is designed for emeralds and not diamonds. The emerald cut has a wider and brighter look because of the open table and longer lines than the round cut diamonds. The reason why the emerald cut diamond is cut into step cuts is mainly that emeralds were so difficult to cut due to the inclusions in an emerald stone.
● Colored diamonds & emerald cut diamonds
The combination of colored diamonds and emerald cut diamonds is increasingly popular. Therefore many emerald cut diamond rings are mounted with colored diamonds, for example, pink diamonds, yellow diamonds, blue diamonds, brown diamonds or green diamonds. Even though colored diamonds are rare and very expensive, they are still a popular pick for emerald-cut wedding rings and emerald cut engagement rings. However, red diamonds, green diamonds, and blue diamonds are not seen so much as pink and yellow diamonds because red and blue are the rarest of all fancy colored diamonds.
Picking emerald cut diamond rings
The emerald cut diamond rings are widely varied because of the different kind of styles in diamond color, ring setting, and diamond weight. But for picking emerald cut diamond rings are just several main rules. The first thing you have to take into account is that emerald cuts are recommended to stay above VS1 or VS2 and the color H. This is because the emerald cut diamonds have a bigger table which makes it easier to see the inclusions or tones with the naked eye. Unlike round cut diamonds the emerald cut diamonds are not graded for cut quality by the GIA. So in the GIA report, you have to focus on the symmetry and polish grades that are stated in the diamond grading report.
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Sum up of useful facts about emerald cut diamond rings
Emerald cut diamonds are one of the most popular diamond cuts for engagement rings. Why the cut is so popular has many different reasons, from its appearance to the idols that rock emerald cut engagement rings.
Are you already convinced which diamond shape you or the one you love want for their engagement ring? If not yet, we have a sum up of the most useful facts and reasons why an emerald cut diamond would be the right one.
For instance, did you know that by choosing an emerald shape diamond your diamond shape is much rarer than a round cut diamond as its only 3% of the diamonds in the world? Or that the long lines of the emerald cut diamond give engagement rings an instant elegant and sophisticated look. While at the same time the vertical facets create a mirror-like effect giving it a vintage engagement rings vibe. In addition:
- The diamond color grade is more important as the cut reveals color easier.
- The emerald cut diamonds make your fingers look more slender due to the elongated look.
- The surface area from an emerald cut diamond looks larger than a round cut. For example, an average 1 carat emerald is 5% larger in surface than a 1 carat round.
- The cutting of an emerald is long, flat edged and that reflects light from the surface of the stone. This means that the diamond its light appears on or off instead of a spark.
- Emerald stones are usually more shallow than brilliant cut stones, which means that less oil will hide in the ring and be more visible.
Women that normally choose or want emerald diamond rings are normally into more unique items and show confidence in their style as these rings are more unusual. Examples of power women are Beyoncé, Kate Hudson and Kristen Bell that all wear and inspire others with their emerald cut engagement rings.
Emerald cut solitaire engagement rings one of the most popular picks
The simple setting of a solitaire ring makes every ring timeless and feminine. Every diamond shape that is set in a solitaire becomes classic while it enhances the diamond its natural beauty and brilliance. No distraction, only the beauty of the diamond is drawing the attention of the eye.
As emerald cut diamonds have a unique appearance of its own the solitaire ring is a popular pick to put it on a display. Whether you opt for a low or high prong of the solitaire everyone’s eyes will be looking at the stone.
Solitaire rings are perfect to make more personal by matching it with the perfect wedding band.
Emerald rings radiate glamour of the art deco period
The jewelry from the art deco era is distinctive and unusual while being an easy wear. These art deco rings characteristic itself by its vintage appearance and geometric shapes. The vintage emerald cut engagement rings are often with baguette-cut diamond accents or stepped diamonds on the shoulders. But to make it, even more, art deco, emerald gems or sapphires are set into the design.
The art deco design gives the vintage emerald engagement rings angular lines and gives an elegance and glamour rustic feel.
Modern and unique emerald cut engagement rings
While people that choose an emerald cut diamond normally get inspired by its long lines and art deco appearance there are ones among us who like to give it a modern twist!
See some of the most popular modern and unique emerald cut engagement rings styles: