Emerald Cut

The emerald cut diamond is an unusual shape stone. Its length can compliment a hand nicely. As a result the emerald cut diamond is popular in a trilogy style diamond ring.

All our emerald cut diamond are certified by the main certificate bodies. GIA, HRD and IGI are the main bodies. Both lab grown and natural emerald cut diamonds are available. Contact us in our Dublin showroom to view the options available.

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Emerald Cut Diamond Rings: love the unique look

Emerald cuts are instantly recognizable, featuring a rectangular parallel cut with recessed (cut off) corners, making it different from a princess (modified square brilliant) or baguette cut (bevelled edges with angled corners). This octagon-type shape is a statement worthy with its sleek style and clean design. The square emerald cut offers a square version of this rectangular cut.

Vintage Glamour of Emerald Cuts

In the 1500s, stone cutters created a shape specifically for the emerald, the precious green variety of the mineral family, beryl. Emeralds are often highly included (natural growth blemishes), making them susceptible to damage when exposed to environmental factors. These cuts protected the emerald, securing them in the setting with claw prongs on each cut-out corner.

Emerald cut saw a surge in popularity in the 1920s during the Art Deco era. Architectural geometric shapes created the perfect backdrop for this streamlined look and strong appearance. Diamond rings, pendants, and necklaces featuring emerald cut stones became the most desired look for fine jewellery and other creative stone designs.

Emerald cuts contain 57 facets and are best suited for higher quality stones, free of inclusions. The entire stone can be viewed from top to bottom like a window, offering very little coverage for blemishes.

FAQs – Emerald Diamond Cuts

What is an emerald cut diamond?

An emerald cut diamond is a diamond cut that features a rectangular shape with step-cut facets, which creates a unique and elegant appearance.

How does an emerald cut diamond compare to other diamond cuts in terms of appearance?

An emerald cut diamond has a unique and elegant appearance with a larger table and elongated shape that allows the diamond’s natural inclusions to be more visible.

How does the cost of an emerald cut diamond compare to other diamond cuts?

The cost of an emerald cut diamond can vary depending on its carat weight, color, and clarity, but it is generally less expensive than a round cut diamond of the same carat weight.

Can an emerald cut diamond be used in engagement rings?

Yes, emerald cut diamonds are a popular choice for engagement rings due to their unique and elegant appearance.

Can an emerald cut diamond be worn everyday?

Yes, an emerald cut diamond is a durable gemstone and can be worn every day without fear of damage.

Is an emerald cut diamond a good alternative to other diamond cuts?

An emerald cut diamond is a popular alternative to other diamond cuts such as round and cushion for those looking for a unique and elegant shape.

How should I care for my emerald cut diamond jewelry?

To take care of your emerald cut diamond jewelry, you should avoid exposing it to harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaning. Clean your emerald cut diamond jewelry with a mild soap and warm water, and store it in a safe place.

How can I tell if a diamond is emerald cut?

A professional jeweler can usually identify an emerald cut diamond by its shape and the presence of step-cut facets.

Are there any specific considerations when buying an emerald cut diamond?

When buying an emerald cut diamond, you should consider the symmetry and the quality of the diamond’s cut, as this will affect the overall sparkle and appearance of the diamond.

Can an emerald cut diamond be paired with other gemstones?

Yes, emerald cut diamonds can be paired with other gemstones such as sapphires, rubies, or emeralds in a side stone engagement ring, or even in a halo setting.

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