I heard emerald diamonds don’t sparkle, is this true?
No, this is not true. Although emerald diamonds do not have the same facet cut as a round diamond, it still sparkles beautifully. This is because, at Janai we carefully select emerald diamonds that have the best cut and light performance.
What is the difference between a brilliant cut and step cut diamond?
A step cut is a diamond that features a square or rectangular shape with parallel facets where a brilliant cut features facets at different angles. Step cuts focus on a clear minimalistic deep look while brilliant cuts focus on maximising sparkle and brilliance. The emerald is a step cut diamond.
What clarity is best for an emerald diamond?
When choosing an emerald diamond it is important to select one that is of a higher clarity grade. This is because inclusions are slightly more visible on step cut diamonds since they have larger open tables.
What are the best designs for an emerald engagement ring?
Emerald diamonds are stunning in any design however can look particularly gorgeous in a halo setting. This is because a halo allows the emerald diamond to take the centre stage while the round diamonds further enhance its beauty. Art deco styles are also popular.