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Pear diamond shape

pear diamondPear shape diamond is known as Teardrop and Tear of God since its specific design reminds one of a sparkly droplet. Brilliant shine and shape create an impression of a crystal clear water drop. One tapered point is accurately sharpened while the second half is a slightly curved round arc. The round facets resemble an Oval whilst the tapered peak represents Marquise shape, together creating a hybrid cut with excellent properties. Pear cut diamond has a very charming sparkle and it's attractively shaped and usually well polished. The incomparable look makes it a good selection for a wide variety of jewelry, especially pendants. The only drawback is that the use of several types of rings, pendants or earrings raises the final price.


To increase the weight, cutters shape the Pear diamonds thicker at the ends concurrently decrementing the price of the cut. The thick girdle represents a nondurable, breakable part of diamond shapes. Symmetry of diamond shape can be seen in cross-sections along the axis and it should certainly be perfect to create the impression of glistening water droplets or precisely brilliant. Sometimes you will hear that the Pear shape diamonds are referred to as a pear-shaped, modified brilliant cut. Irregular shape will look nice with side diamonds.

Outline irresistibly recalls the combination of an Oval and Marquise, but a 58 faceted pattern is typical of traditional brilliant and give this diamond even more characteristics over other shapes. Frequent length-to-width ratios are about 1.45 to 1.75. A smaller number indicates a thicker appearance while increasing will prolong the outline. It's advantageous if the Pear shape seems longer. Proportions are important for Pear diamonds as well as for other shapes, but it's all a matter of personal taste. The diamond depth should range 59%-63% and 52%-62% for table.

In fact, teardrop diamonds fit best when mounted on a piece of jewelry that hangs, such as a pendant or a pair of drop earrings. Necklaces would be the greatest choice to set a Pear shaped diamond. Tastefully refined Pear shapes will nicely match an engagement ring or as a center stone because elongated shapes make the imprint of a long fingers on the small hand of one who wears it. Also, shape will fit better to such persons. If Pear diamond shape is mounted in a ring, the narrow point should be facing toward the end of finger. It is important to note that Pear is avoided for use as engagement settings due to the thinness and shape that resembles sorrow. Pear shaped engagement rings will attract a few people. Diamond will not only truly present the clarity or color grade, but scratches or internal flaws as well. The points are needed to be protected from chipping just like the Marquise. It's usually performed with 5 prongs or more, which the most important one that protects the peak, like for Trilliant diamonds.

Elegance and shine that reflects light very well are particularly attractive to women, so diamonds can be found on both cheap and unaffordable rings. The natural properties of the rough stone greatly impact the quality of a polished diamond. Especially watch out for the cut, or in general 4 Cs because Pear has the same disadvantage as the Oval diamond shapes, the so-called bow-tie effect. The phenomenon is obvious when the dark area appears under certain angles if the diamond is analyzed in the light. The effect can be quickly spotted by the naked eye only for the poor quality Pear diamond shapes so this can be the norm for your subjective diamond grading class when purchasing. High-shoulders effect greatly affects the very purpose of the shape and the price at the same time.