Asscher Cut Engagement Rings
Asscher Cut Diamonds are amongst the most prestigious in the world and although this type of cut is over 100 years old it has recently seen a comeback and continues to increase in popularity. The new and innovative vintage type cut has made asscher cut engagement rings more sought after and a perfect expression of love, class, distinction and longevity.
The history and performance of the cut is, surprisingly, based on a number of computations that worked out exactly how unique methods of cutting and polishing would help the light to perform within the diamond.
The finished results of the cut bear some resemblances to that of the emerald cut but with more corners that offer the opportunities of creating stunning square and rectangular symmetrical designs to showcase the clarity and subtle, sparkle centric brilliance.
The resurgence of the Asscher Cut has been helped in part by several high profile media savvy celebrities being partial to these beautiful pieces on their engagement rings. Famous names who have worn the shape include Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson and Jessica Alba. This gives great coverage and publicity and can do nothing but help these popular cut diamonds make their way back onto the high street.
Despite their expense at the top grade end of the scale these are still and affordable design and asscher cut engagement rings have become more and more accessible to buyers with vastly different budgets. It is true that the high grade cut pieces can cost over $100,000 dollars but there are still many alternatives available that will not blow the entire wedding budget at once.
Major online retailers have a wide array on offer and most of the top end jewellers will also make custom designs, utilising the diamond cut craftmans skills, to suit your exact dreams, visions and expectations.