Princess Cut

Our stunning range of princess cut engagement rings are ever popular due to their refined style and eye-catching appearance.

Princess cut diamonds are square cut and are considered a brilliant cut, just like round brilliant, and oval. The princess cut stones were invented for diamonds that needed an alternative shape for those that lacked depth suitable for other cuts, such as round brilliant.

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The Unique Princess Cut Shape

Princess cuts are modified square cuts with 50-58 facets, averaging 57 facets per stone. Princess cuts feature flat square tables (top of the stone) with sharp corners. The princess cut offers a unique geometric alternative that is easy to wear and mix and match with other fine jewellery.

What settings suit the Princess cut?

Beautiful diamond engagement rings frequently feature princess-cut diamonds secured in four-prong, tension, or bezel settings. Princess cuts may be the centre stone or side stones. Versatile and easy to work with, three-stone past, present, and future style rings may contain three graduated size stones.

Princess cut stones may be channel set, cluster set, and more. Enjoy a statement style with a princess cut gemstone or diamond, the perfect alternative to other common cuts.

Princess Cut Bands

All our Princess Cut engagement rings are available in 18k yellow, white and rose gold, and platinum.

FAQs – Princess Cut Diamonds

What is a princess cut diamond?

A princess cut diamond is a diamond cut that features a square shape with a combination of both brilliant and step-cut facets, which creates a high level of sparkle and fire.

How does a princess cut diamond compare to other diamond cuts in terms of appearance?

A princess cut diamond has a unique and modern appearance with a high level of sparkle and fire, and a square shape that is different from traditional round or cushion cuts.

How does the cost of a princess cut diamond compare to other diamond cuts?

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

Can a princess cut diamond be used in engagement rings?

Yes, princess cut diamonds are a popular choice for engagement rings due to their high level of sparkle and fire, and unique square shape.

Can a princess cut diamond be worn everyday?

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

Is a princess cut diamond a good alternative to other diamond cuts?

A princess cut diamond is a popular alternative to other diamond cuts such as round, cushion and oval for those looking for a unique and modern shape.

How should I care for my princess cut diamond jewelry?

To take care of your princess cut diamond jewelry, you should avoid exposing it to harsh chemicals and ultrasonic cleaning. Clean your princess 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 princess cut?

A professional jeweler can usually identify a princess cut diamond by its square shape and the presence of a combination of both brilliant and step-cut facets.

Are there any specific considerations when buying a princess cut diamond?

When buying a princess cut diamond, you should consider the symmetry, the quality of the diamond’s cut, and the diamond’s carat weight, color, and clarity, as these factors will affect the overall sparkle and appearance of the diamond. Additionally, the diamond’s cut corners and edges should be considered as they are more prone to chipping and breaking than other diamond cuts.

Can a princess cut diamond be paired with other gemstones

Yes, princess 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. They can also be used in three-stone engagement rings or in a pave setting.

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