Emerald Cut Diamonds
Emerald-cut diamonds with its long lean lines, gives it a timeless and elegant look. The rectangular cut with a relatively larger open table (top, flat surface) and fewer facets highlights the clarity of the diamond more than any other shape. The Pavilion is what makes this shape different, which is cut with rectangular facets to create to create a unique optical appearance. Distinguished by its bevelled corners and step facets, this type of diamonds is more transparent than other shapes.
Emerald-cut diamonds can vary greatly in how rectangular they are. For a Classic Emerald-cut shape, look for a length-to-width ratio between 1.30 and 1.40. An Emerald-cut diamond that is marked by an inclusion will be much more likely to be detected with the naked eye. Hence while choosing an Emerald diamond, its recommended selecting a clarity level of SI1 or higher.