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What is the meaning of a princess cut?

The name of the princess cut was first originated in the 1960s to a cut created by Arpad Nagy originally called the profile cut.

Why is a princess cut more affordable than round?

This is mainly due to the polishing process as a princess cut diamond utilises a rough diamond more efficiently than the round, allowing the polished stone to retain more of its original weight.

Is princess cut a good diamond choice?

Princess cut diamonds are a great choice in regards to their flexibility in working with almost any style of ring you choose.

Is colour or clarity more important in a princess cut diamond?

Each feature has a very important part to play. However, due to inclusions in the corners which can sometimes make the diamond more susceptible to chipping, clarity is more important than colour for the princess cut.

How do you protect a princess cut diamond?

The corners should always be protected with prongs for reducing the risk of damage to the stone.

What is the ideal ratio for a princess cut diamond?

The ideal ratio of length to width for a square princess cut is usually 1.00 to 1.04. For a rectangular princess cut it is usually 1.07 to 1.15.

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