Symbolism & Meaning of Diamonds
The traditional properties closely associated with diamonds are action, passion, and energy. Jewelry containing diamonds are believed to enhance relationships, increasing inner strength and provide the wearer with balance, clarity and abundance. Wearing jewelry containing a diamond will focus the energies of the precious gemstone through the gem.
Heart Cut Diamond Rings
The Heart cut diamond is often referred to as one of the fancy cut diamonds and is a most popular shape to give as a present for Valentine's day or an anniversary. They are often found in a color other than white, including yellow, blue, green, red, and purple. The circular shape of rings symbolizes unending love.
Heart Cut Diamond
What constitutes good cuts? Good Heart Cut Diamonds are effected by several different elements which have a large impact on a diamond's brilliance. These include the Width and Depth of the stone, the Symmetry and the alignment of a diamond's facets and the polish. Diamond Clarity is a measure of a diamond's blemishes and inclusions which also effect the brilliance of diamonds and their sparkle because they interfere with the passage of light travelling through the precious stone. The skill of the jeweller will ensure that Heart cut diamonds have a suitable cut to give the most beautiful results in respect of their lustre, transparency, refraction and dispersion of light.
Essentially a pear-shaped diamond with a cleft at the top containing 59 facets. The shape of the heart makes this diamond highly desirable for romantic occasions such as Valentine's Day and anniversaries. It is often referred to as one of the fancy cut diamonds and colored diamonds are often used for this special cut.