The radiant cut diamond is a rectangular or square stone with straight edges. The radiant cut diamond has 62-70 facets. Radiant cut diamonds are used mainly for important central stones, mainly for rings, but also for pendants. They are rarely used for earrings or as side stones because they are difficult to calibrate and combine. To get matched pairs, you may have to sort a hundred stones or re-cut to calibrate.
Radiant cut diamonds
Radiant cut diamond is a good-looking option to the very well-liked princess cut diamonds. The classic look, the exceptional brightness, the corners in angle or cut is some of the most attractive features that make the radiant cut diamond are unique.
There are a total of 70 facets, which are distributed as 37 in the pavilion, 25 in the crown and 8 in the belt. The facets are a mixture of triangular and non-triangular, whose arrangement explains the maximization of fire and the brightness of the radiant cut diamond. An ideal square radiant cut is one that has a ratio between 1.00 and 1.05.
Fascinating facts about radiant-cut diamonds:
Radiant-cut diamond is widely admired for its surprising intensity of fire. The average of 70 facets helps to give it a big surprise: the impressive fire and the sparkle for which the radiant cut diamond is so famous.