Top 10 Shapes Optimum Cut Ratio Of Moissanite

Top 10 Shapes Optimum Cut Ratio Of Moissanite

 

Moissan Le Gemme

ROUND CUT MOISSANITE

Round Cut Moissanite is the undisputed king of bright cuts. This shape has 57 carefully designed facets, from rough crystal polishing each round has the potential to become a jewelry masterpiece. The Ideal of Round Cut Moissanite was developed in the early 20th century by mathematician Marcel Tolkowsky, and it quickly became the most popular shape in the industry. Even in today's market, the popularity of Round Cut Moissanite has not abated. In fact, more than 70 percent of Moissanite sold worldwide are round-shaped, and for good reason. Because of their versatility and shape appeal, they are a popular choice in jewelry design. More importantly, when cut to ideal proportions, a round shape Moissanite can achieve the greatest amount of brightness and light scattering properties of any other shape.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

52.4%-57.5%

51.5%-58%

50.4.%-61%

Depth%

56.88%-63.92%

54.5%-65%

60%-68%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.70-1.80

1.60-1.90

1.40-2.10

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

ASSCHER  CUT MOISSANITE

The name of Asscher shape is from the creator Royal Asscher, who is one of the brothers of the Dutch jewelry company Brand Asscher. Created in 1902, the Asscher cutting shape was a pioneer of the Art Deco movement in the early 20th century. At that time, the simple and concise line pattern and bold faceted design of the Asscher Cut Moissanite firmly grasped the public's aesthetic standard. Interestingly, after almost a 70-80 year hideout, the Asscher cutting style is making a comeback and gaining popularity under the influence of Hollywood celebrities.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

54%-58%

52%-60%

51%-64%

Depth%

62%-66%

60%-68%

56%-70%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.30-1.35

1.25-1.29/1.36-1.40

1.20-1.24/1.41-1.45

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

EMERALD CUT MOISSANITE

Back in the Art Deco era, the Emerald Cut also was a popular choice for engagement rings. Characterized by cascading terraces and large parallel facets, this cut style was first developed for jadeite (green gemstone) and later for Diamonds and Moissanite due to its popularity. The Emerald Cut Moissanite are usually rectangular in outline and has a "blocking Angle" to give the outline a unique classic appearance. Because of their stepped cut and parallel faceted structure, the Emerald shape Moissanite does not have as much bending or reflecting light as Round one.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

61%-68%

59%-70%

58%-72%

Depth%

60%-65%

57%-68%

56%-70%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.30-1.50

1.20-1.60

1.10-1.70

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

HEART CUT MOISSANITE

When the Heart Cut Moissanite is cutting well, it will display a balanced flicker pattern and casts an amount of brilliant light. However, the fact is that most Moissanite is cut to extremely poor proportions and often lacks a glossy appearance. In fact, the Heart shape Moissanite can be considered the most challenging purchase.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

56%-62%

54%-64%

53%-66%

Depth%

58%-62%

56%-65%

55%-67%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

0.95-1.05

0.90-1.10

0.85-1.15

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

MARQUISE CUT MOISSANITE

The Marquis shape Moissanite is an improved light-cutting style like American football. its length and thin style, it has a unique appeal and is well received by those looking to make a fashion statement. Apart from portraying an elegant appearance, one of the great benefits of Marquis's cuts appears larger in comparison to the style of other Moissanite with similar carat weights.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

55%-62%

53%-64%

52%-65%

Depth%

58%-64%

56%-66%

55%-68%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.70-1.80

1.60-1.90

1.40-2.10

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

OVAL CUT MOISSANITE

The Oval shape was conceived by a Russian named Lazare Kaplan. He is an expert cutter of Diamond of strange shapes that are very difficult to work with.  Oval cutters typically consist of 56 facets and have an ideal aspect ratio (L/W) of 1.33. Because of the unique sparkles of Oval Cut Moissanite, many people also name them "extruded sparkles" -- the name comes from what an extruded sparkles will look like.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

54%-58%

52%-60%

51%-64%

Depth%

62%-66%

60%-68%

56%-70%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.30-1.35

1.25-1.29/1.36-1.40

1.20-1.24/1.41-1.45

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

PEAR CUT MOISSANITE

The Pear shape combines the features of the modern Round Cut Moissanite and the Marquis shape to create a shimmering gem that resembles a teardrop. For those who want to deviate from traditional jewelry designs, Pear shape offers a beautiful alternative to create their own fashion statement. In a typical Pear-shaped modified bright cutting style, the Moissanite has 58 facets and an "ideal" aspect ratio of 1.5:1. Although Pear shapes are commonly used in pendants and earrings, they can also be complemented by a variety of ring designs due to their elegant shape.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

57%-62%

55%-63%

53%-64%

Depth%

58%-64%

56%-67.5%

54%-69%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.45-1.55

1.40-1.60

1.35-1.65

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

PRINCESS CUT MOISSANITE

The Princess Cut Moissanite is the next most popular shape after the round. It was originally created by a man from London called Alpad Nagy. At the time, the Princess-shaped originated from another cutting style called "contour cutting." Alpad Nagy wanted to create a cutting method that would make efficient use of round shapes without waste while retaining the sparkle and color of the bright cutting style. After many years of development, the chief cutting technicians have devoted many years of energy to research, improve and reform its design, and finally developed into the square shape which is we know today.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

63%-69%

57%-75%

53%-82%

Depth%

69%-79%

60%-78%

58%-80%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.00-1.02

1.00-1.04

1.00-1.05

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

CUSHION CUT MOISSANITE

The Cushion cut (also known as the pillow cut) is probably one of the most traditional shapes and still popular today. Cushion Cut Moissanite typically has 58 facets and has highly distinguishable bend angles, which give them this kind of shape. Throughout the history of the Moissanite industry, we have seen changing trends and evolving cutting styles. Interestingly, as with fashion trends that seem to be in cyclical mode.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

58%-63%

57%-65%

55%-67%

Depth%

58%-66%

57%-68%

55%-70%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.00-1.05

1.06-1.20

1.21-1.35

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

RADIANT CUT MOISSANITE

A Radian Cut Moissanite can also be defined as a Princess shape style with four corners removed. The substantial difference between the Princess shape and the Radiant shape lies in the structure of the inner facet and the four cut corners. In terms of optical properties, the way the Princess shape style reflects light has more linear characteristics. On the other hand, the Radiant shape shows a series of concentric circles radiating from the center of the circle.

 

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Table%

60%-66%

58%-69%

57%-72%

Depth%

59%-65%

57%-67%

56%-70%

Polish &Symmetry

Excellent

Very Good

Good

Length& Wide

1.00-1.20

1.21-1.25

1.26-1.35

Girdle thickness

Very thin -

Very thin - slightly thick

Slightly thick

Culet size

None

Tiny

Small

 

AFTER SEEING THESE MANY DIFFERENT SHAPES OF MOISSANITE, DO YOU WANT TO PICK ONE OF YOUR OWN?