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Pear Shaped Diamonds

Pear shaped diamonds are a stunning fusion of oval and marquise shaped diamonds. The brilliantly cut facets and unique tapered shape make for a strikingly elegant and graceful design. Oftentimes, pear shaped diamonds are referred to as the “teardrop cut,” due to their rounded bottom and narrow, pointed top. Pear diamonds make remarkable centerpieces for necklaces and earrings, but as of late, trends have seen pear shaped diamond engagement rings truly take the spotlight.

How to Wear a Pear Shaped Ring

Many people wonder if there is a specific way to position a pear shaped diamond when worn as a ring. Should the tapered end be facing up or facing down? There are no set rules as to how your pear diamond should be worn—this is entirely up to your personal style! Many women appreciate this versatility, and change the direction that their pear shaped diamond points depending on how they feel on any particular day. While you can technically wear a pear diamond whichever way you want, it is most often seen with the tip of the diamond pointing up toward the fingertips. When you raise your hand to look at the diamond, it looks like a falling tear drop, hence the nickname. Pear shaped diamonds are offered in a variety of slim to wide cuts, which has the added benefit of making the wearer’s finger appear longer and slimmer. The pear diamonds’ silhouette is its signature, as it’s the only diamond cut that is not symmetrical. This is what makes pear shaped diamonds so unique and recognizable.

Whether set in a necklace, earrings, or an engagement ring, pear diamonds make excellent centerpieces. The one-of-a-kind shape and exquisite sparkle of pear diamonds is truly mesmerizing and is sure to draw the attention of others. Conversely, pear shaped diamonds can also be used as side stones for a look that is equally stunning. Regardless of setting, pear diamonds are an absolute marvel. Just be sure to protect the pointed tip to prevent any damage to your beautiful pear diamond.
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