What Is the Best Cut for a round Diamond?
You're finally making it towards the end! Don't you worry, you're very close to making your final decision. I'm here to help you out and make your process a lot faster and better. 😄 It won't be long before you engage your girl and even marry her! 😂 Are you ready to have some he-knows-it-all kind of fun? ;) Let's begin. I know that this all must be going very technical and difficult for you. 😕 I promise that if you read on, I will try my best to make you see how this technical ride is going to make you the smart one of the group.
💎 Look out for Table and Depth 💎
So, like I told you before, the Table is the flat surface on the top of the diamond which you can see if you keep your head diagonal to it. 😊 The larger the table, the higher the grading. Larger table will reflect more light and make it look super brilliant and fiery. 🌟 Simple!
Depth is the measurement from the top to the bottom (culet) of a diamond. You don't need to make these measurements as your engagement ring guide is supposed to help with that. 😊 This is quite an important factor as it will contribute to the overall cut of the diamond! 🤯
Ideal table % = 53 - 58
Ideal Depth % = 59 - 62.3
💎 That One Crown Angle 💎
I'm going to use some technical terms to stuff you with more sexier details filled knowledge potion. 🤪 Crown angle is the measured angle between the bezel facet plane and the table plane. Don't you worry to memorize it all in all! 😅 Just remember that crown angle is an important aspect when getting a diamond. Plus, you can tell her for my princess, this crown angle fits perfect.
Ideal Crown Angle = 34 - 34.9
💎 Behold The Pavilion Depth 💎
Pavilion depth is also another add-on he-is-sexy-and-he-knows-it-all-all content fro our knowledge potion! 😊 It is the distance from the girdle to the cutlet. 🌟 Just remember that it does play an important part in the sparkle of a diamond - don't get a diamond that's too shallow as the light won't be reflected. 😊
Ideal Pavilion Depth = 42.8 - 43.2
💎 The Theory of Girdle 💎
Girdle isn't really that important but still something that I will mention. It is the thin perimeter a diamond has which will make contact with the setting that you choose!
Ideal Girdle = Thin to Slightly Thick
💎 The Cutlet Reality 💎
Finally, Cutlet is something that might make sense to you! 😅 It is the pointy edge on the bottom of the diamond. It won't be seen once the diamond is fixed into the setting. It's not a really important aspect as it won't be seen, at all. But still, you can just randomly slip in how this cutlet fits perfect with everything the ring has.
Ideal Cutlet = None or very small, small
Image Credit: GIA
💎 Final Takeaway 💎
So much for the technical details, eh? But they are important to keep in mind while you make the final choice. As for the best cut for a round diamond, you can choose a Hearts and Arrows cut diamond which has 58 perfect facets and crown like shape. You can see below a true depiction of a Hearts and Arrows round diamond’s pavilion, crown and table.
I bet this looks like the dream engagement ring even at one quick look! Imagine it in a complete ring setting and on the love of your life’s finger. Life has never been more perfect. Feel free to explore more best round cut shapes, here.
Reference: The Diamond Pro
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