Princess Cut Diamond
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The Princess cut diamond comes second to the round cut diamond in terms of popularity. This diamond, which was created in the 1960â€™s, is said to be relatively new. This type of diamond has gained in popularity in recent years due to its shape, in which the crown (the top of the diamond) is cut with a round face-up shape and the pavilion (the bottom of the diamond) is similar to the shape of a cone and appears to be quite distinctive compared to the more popular round brilliant cut. This diamond cut is also sometimes referred to as a square modified brilliant. However, while displaying the same high level of brilliance, its faceting fashion is uniquely and completely diverse from that of a round brilliant. The Princess cut combines the highest degree of light return of a round brilliant cut with a distinctive square or rectangular shape. The square princess cut diamond is usually slightly cheaper than a round brilliant cut diamond of the same carat weight because it retains about 80% of the rough diamond, as opposed to the round brilliant which retains only about 50% of the rough. The ability to retain more crystal weight makes this shape popular amongst diamond cutters.
The Princess cut diamond is a square brilliant cut diamond with sharp, uncut corners. Known as a fancy shape, it is generally seen more square in shape than rectangular to accentuate a diamond's fire rather than its luster. Princess cut diamonds sacrifice some brilliance in order to achieve a unique shape.
Princess Cut Diamond
If you are a fan of the features of a round brilliant cut diamond but want something different, the Princess cut diamond is certainly the best choice for you. Most of the other square or rectangular cuts are no match for the round brilliant cutâ€™s sparkle, but the Princess cut diamond was designed to give out the maximum reflection in a square cut. Although some care needs to be taken that the pointed corners are protected because these are the areas which are chipped more often. That is the reason why most square and rectangular shape diamonds have cropped corners.
Princess cut diamonds are the most desirable after a round cut, as this cut wastes a very minor amount of the rough stone; thus, making the diamond retain more of its original weight. This is also one of the reasons why these diamonds are relatively less expensive than the round brilliant cut. Get in Touch with DiamondSafe
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