Pear shaped diamonds, also known as teardrop diamonds, deliver stunning sparkle in a unique shape.
With a brilliant, 58-facet pattern and distinctive curves, the pear is a hybrid of the round and marquise styles.
With pear shaped diamonds making up 2.2% of all Ritani diamonds sold, they are an unusual and eye-catching shape. Typically worn with the point facing down the finger – away from the hand – they have a flattering, elongating effect.Browse pear Cut Diamonds ▶
The first pear cut diamond was created in 1458. While the cut has been modernized since, through advances in cutting techniques, it still has that vintage appeal that so many love. Famous women who have worn pear shaped diamond engagement rings include Katherine Heigl, Jessica Simpson and Victoria Beckham.
Depending on your individual tastes, you may prefer a pear shaped diamond in a classic solitaire setting. For a very well-cut, symmetrical diamond, this style highlights its natural beauty. An art deco halo can be truly magnificent when bordering a pear-shaped diamond, too. It will accentuate the diamond's curves for a more sparkling ring.
While ‘cut' can describe the overall shape of the pear diamond, it also refers to the quality of the cut. Depending on the length to width ratio, a pear shaped diamond may be wide or delicately slender. A strong cut grade with symmetry is particularly important if you are looking for a pear diamond with gorgeous sparkle.
At Ritani, we only offer pear shaped diamonds with a cut grade of Good or above. This means you can be assured of finding a diamond with quality proportions, which highlight its unique features.