How do you wear a pear diamond ring?
This is personal preference - everyone wears their pear diamond ring differently (some wear it with the thinner part at the top and some wear it with the thicker part at the top) however the popular way is to have the pointy end pointed towards your fingertips.
What is the difference between a pear diamond and a teardrop diamond?
They are actually the same diamond shape! However, please don’t stress as it is not uncommon to get confused with the two. The official name of this cut is the pear diamond however it is commonly known as the teardrop diamond as it closely resembles a teardrop!
What is the bowtie effect?
As its name implies, the bowtie effect is a phenomenon which casts a shadow resembling a bow tie over the middle section of the diamond. This shadow occurs when light shines through and reflects off the facets of the diamond.
Do pear diamonds look bigger than round diamonds of the same carat weight?
Yes, because of their elongated shape pear diamonds can appear larger than round diamonds. In fact, they are actually 8% larger on their top surface!