Emerald Diamond Engagement Rings

by Alice Sy

Finding a perfect pair of ring to seal a promise could be at some point exhausting yet you still find yourself in the midst of this seemingly endless hunt for those perfect bands. After all, you would not go through much of these frets if not for one ultimate goal, that is to finally say yes to “forever. And what could best symbolize this promise of enduring love than a diamond ring.

Diamond rings signify love, dedication, and loyalty a couple shares. Choosing a design for engagement rings says a lot about personalities and characters of couples.

Couples who prefer traditional look goes for an emerald cut diamond engagement rings. Aside from its stunning vintage look, this ring also comes in a surprisingly reasonable price.

Emerald cut diamond engagement ring was one of the foremost innovations of the wealthy class during the reign of Pope Innocent III. Originating from plain metal bands, decorative rings were invented having gemstones incorporated in its design. These rings bear initials conveying affection and honor. These initials were expressed by using sentimental gems that literally spells “regards. Stones used were emerald, ruby, and garnet among others.

The first emerald cut diamond engagement ring was recorded in 1477, upon engagement of Mary of Burgundy to Archduke Maximillian of Austria.

The emerald cut diamond engagement ring has a rectangular shaped diamond with slightly cropped corners. Originally, this method of cutting was intended for emeralds, however, by giving consideration to market demands and favoring its sophisticated shape or appearance, the cut was later used on diamonds too.

Thus, emerald cut diamond engagement rings came out. This kind however has few facets as compared to other cuts. Due to this, clarity is quite affected. Clarity refers to the translucency or flawlessness of the stone.

Yet ironically, that same shape all the more adds to the popularity of this brand for emerald shapes are found to create balance to the elongated shape of the finger, leaving the hand with that graceful, elegant look.

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