French Cut Diamond

French Cut Diamond Pairs - C Diamond Group

The Distinct French Cut Diamond and its History

With historical roots dating back to the 14th century, the French Cut is a diamond that you will find extremely difficult to rival in terms of its history and active road of the evolutionary process that eventually led to the modern cuts that we know and love today. And yet, during this gradual change towards the modern, one can argue some beauty was lost. Cases of this realization have repeated throughout history, most notably in the 20th century when the art deco movement began shaping and adopting it as one of its own.

Why the French Cut Diamond is Celebrated

French Cut Shaped Diamonds have some drastically different structural patterns compared to most diamonds, starting with their number of facets, between 18 to 24 of triangular patterned facets  which provide a distinctive presence to pieces regardless of their size when incorporated as side stones One of the most differentiating factors of the French Cut is brought to life by its unusually high crown and four triangular patterns of facets all pointing towards the majestic crown. The result is a a completely different experience for onlookers, which differs from both Step Cut, and Brilliant Cut methods.

With a rather bulkier display, the French Cut delivers a unique light display with glass-like clear beauty which combined with its unusual yet effective crown and table structure and inverted corners become a worthy ruler and favorite among art deco and art nouveau enthusiasts.  experience from both the Brilliant and Step Cut Diamonds available today.

Making an Educated Purchase of French Cut Diamonds

Where modern cuts are often more forgiving when it comes to certain imperfections in their symmetry, the French Cut Diamond as fitting royalty expects perfection, otherwise, the viewing experience will be heavily affected. Aligning the unusually high crown as well as its inverted corners is often the more complex issue when it comes to its symmetry, so finding experienced suppliers of French Cut Diamonds is key.

Our French Cut Diamonds

Due to the sheer dominance of modern diamond cuts, finding a genuine source of French Cut Diamonds is no easy task. Luckily for you, we at C Diamond Group are active participants in bringing back the authentic beauty of the French Cut Diamond. A growing request by those appreciative of the art deco and art nouveau periods. After all, we specialize in the rare and complex, with in house manufacturing facilities and 75 years worth of experience. 

We offer the French Cut as a luxurious choice for matching diamond pairs, made popular for their use in vintage jewelry designs.

Our customers incorporate our French Cut Diamonds in unique Jewelry designs due to their ability to blend with the most creative of pieces, as well as add them to Antique Jewellery, Three Stone Engagement Rings, Halo Rings, and Art Deco Solitaire Diamond Earrings. 

Available Sizes: 0.10-1.00 ct per piece 

Colors: D-J

Clarity: VVS-SI

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