The pear-cut diamond shape is a unique combination of the round and marquise shapes. As one of only two asymmetrical diamond shapes, Pear-cut diamonds are as rare as they are stunning. Considered a modified brilliant-cut, the pear-cut sparkles as exquisitely as round and princess diamond. Only four percent of diamonds are cut into the pear shape, and only a small percentage of those are cut correctly. For these reasons, finding a well-cut pear-shaped diamond is truly an extraordinary find.
A raw diamond is an uncut stone that has not been shaped or polished in any way. As these stones are in their most natural form, they are cloudy in appearance or, in other words, have inclusions, which give each stone a lot more personality than a traditionally cut and polished white diamond.
The princess cut was created in 1981 by Betzalel Ambar and Israel Itskowitz. In a display case full of round brilliants and emerald cut diamonds, the princess cut can stand out as something different…beautiful…unusual. Brides-to-be seeking the non-traditional are often wooed by this shape and cutting style,