Introduction of the pear-shaped diamond engagement rings
Although this edgy style may seem modern and new, its origins trace back to 1458, created by Flemish polisher named Lodewyk van Berquem. Does this name sound familiar? If so, it could be because van Berquem was the same diamond cutter who is responsible for the concept of symmetry and placement of facets in popular diamond cuts. Without van Berquem, diamonds would not be cut in a certain way to maximize the shine and sparkle that radiates from each rock.
How popular are Pear-shaped diamond engagement rings?
Pear-shaped diamonds provide the perfect opportunity for an unusual engagement ring. If popular round and square shapes are not for you, then the Pear shape might be a good choice. Not the obvious choice, fewer buyers opt for the Pear shape in favour of more traditional diamond cuts.
Pear-shaped styles of engagement ring
There are many different styles of pear shaped engagement ring. For example, Pear solitaire rings are the most popular. Moreover, many solitaire styles exist. From sweeping designer settings to traditional 3 claw Pear-shaped engagement ring settings. In contrast, Pear-shaped diamonds appear in three stone diamond engagement rings. They make excellent central diamonds. Alternatively, smaller matched pairs make perfect side stones. Finally, we have single halo and double halo rings featuring Pear-shaped diamonds.
How to Wear the Pear-Shaped Diamond
The pear-shaped diamond should be worn by confident women who wish to stand out and own a truly unique piece of jewelry. Pear-shaped diamonds are commonly used as gems in necklaces and earrings.
When set in a ring, this cut can be worn as solitaire to draw the focus directly to the shape, or worn with side stones. Pear-cut diamonds also make for great side-stones themselves.