Asscher cut diamond engagement rings are back in trend!
The trend of engagement ring keeps on evolving. As couples search for classy and unique rings, manufacturers also continue bringing in something new in designing classic engagement rings. Of all the diamond cuts like Round Brilliant, Princess, Emerald, Asscher, Oval, Pear, Heart, Marquise, Cushion and Radiant; Asscher cut has made a strong come back once again after its popularity in the ancient times.
Its appealing vintage glamour with the essence of a modern age, Asscher cut diamond engagement rings have seen a renaissance in recent time. One of the reasons behind it is that this diamond cut has been favoured by a Hollywood celeb population such as Jessica Alba and Gwyneth Paltrow. These both celebrities have certainly given a rise in the admiration of Asscher diamond rings.
History of Asscher cut diamond
Asscher is named after its developer Joseph Asscher, in the early 20th century. Being the owner of Amsterdam-based Asscher Diamond Company, he was also commissioned by King Edward VII to cut a huge Cullinan diamond of 3,106 carats for the Crown Jewels. Later, the company was granted a royal stature by the Queen of Holland and today, this company is known as The Royal Asscher Diamond Company.
Of all the Asscher cut diamonds, the most famous (and probably the most expensive) was worn by Elizabeth Taylor. That 33.19 carat Krupp diamond is today, known as the Elizabeth Taylor diamond. It was bought in 1968 for USD 305,000.
Asscher cut engagement rings
Asscher is a stepped square diamond cut with 58 facets. It has 4 cropped corners and a typical ration of 1.00-1.05 while the long step-cut facets make a stunning optical illusion of ‘Hall of Mirrors’ when it is viewed from above. It is suggested to choose a good-quality Asscher diamond ring having at least VS2 clarity, G colour and an excellent cut.
Asscher diamond rings by 5ineJewels
The beauty and perfection of the Asscher cut diamond to make it the best choice for engagement rings. These diamond engagement rings are available in all the styles- ranging from vintage to contemporary and fancy to classic engagement rings. We, at 5ineJewels, have a very good assortment of alluring Asscher rings. A few of them are as under:
Glittering and impeccably gorgeous, Asscher diamond rings are perfect for your ladylove's finger. So go, buy one from our mesmerizing range of Asscher engagement rings.