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What is an Asscher Cut Diamond?

An Asscher Cut diamond is a form of a square emerald cut. It would be more accurate to describe them as octagonally shaped diamonds. The first Asscher cut diamond was cut in 1902 by Royal Asscher Diamond Company. Many people believe the Asscher cut diamond is the predecessor to the modern emerald cut diamond. It first emerged on the scene in the early 1900’s and took the market by storm. Today, Asscher cut diamonds make beautiful center stones that have the look of a vintage diamond, with the brilliance of a more modern diamond.



What is the Difference Between the Asscher Cut Diamond and an Emerald Cut Diamond?


The corners of the Asscher Cut are more pronounced than in a square emerald cut, the crown of the Asscher Cut (that portion of the diamond which is above the girdle) is higher and steeper than that of the square emerald cut, and the table percentage is usually smaller than a square emerald cut. Also, the facets running from the corners of the Asscher Cut in the pavilion of the diamond (the bottom of the diamond) usually run all the way into the culet of the diamond, while in the square emerald cut they typically don’t. That gives the Asscher Cut more brilliance than a square emerald cut. However, the square emerald cut will customarily look bigger than the Asscher Cut for the same carat weight.

Buying an Asscher Cut Diamond Ring or Emerald Cut Diamond Ring

Now that you are informed with the origins of the Asscher Cut Diamond & Emerald Cut Diamond let’s learn how to buy one!

Regarding color, clarity, cut, etc., you would be looking for the same parameters regardless of whether you are interested in an Asscher Cut or a square emerald cut. But for clarity, it is possible to find Asscher Cuts with a little bit of a lower clarity but still eye clean, compared to a square emerald cut. That is because the better brilliance of the Asscher Cut will camouflage the inclusions a little better than the square emerald cut.

Note that the GIA will not describe a diamond as an Asscher Cut. They will always use the term “square emerald cut.” So it is essential to look at the diamond and not just the certificate.

Beautiful Asscher Cut Diamond Rings from A. Fishman & Son Feature Skilled Artistry

AT A.Fishman & Son we are diamond jewelry specialists producing Asscher cut rings in our factory. Our certificated Asscher cut diamonds make a classic center stone for rings featuring excellent artistry. Choose a setting in 14kt. Gold, 18kt. Gold or platinum for your Asscher cut diamond ring. We are devoted to bringing you exceptional jewelry at excellent values. We are jewelry manufacturers with a stellar reputation. We can also assist you in purchasing diamond earrings or diamond bracelets.

Choose The Diamond for Your Asscher Diamond Engagement Ring

Creating your Asscher cut engagement rings starts with a search for our superb selection of loose Asscher cut diamonds. When you shop with A.Fishman & Son, you receive personalized service from our owner, Josh Fishman, who selects the diamonds. After you have decided on your Asscher cut diamond, visit our engagement ring pages for setting options. With our exceptional range, you can design a solitaire, vintage, sidestone, or three-stone ring. Wear an Asscher cut diamond engagement ring that’s unique to you. Find your perfect diamond today.

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Asscher Cut Diamonds

Select your high quality Asscher cut diamonds to own a gemstone that leaves a lasting impression. The dramatic Asscher cut is very similar to the emerald cut diamond, but it is square. This special diamond cut draws the eye directly into the diamond’s virtually transparent center. Looking into the Asscher can give an admirer the illusion of gazing into a brightly mirrored room. Because of this characteristic, you should choose the highest quality Asscher cut diamond that your budget allows. We own our diamonds and understand their properties. So in addition to reading the provided report on a diamond with an Asscher cut, you’ll want to contact us for first-hand information on visible inclusions. At A. Fishman & Son, we carry both the popular and harder to find diamond cuts, such as the Asscher and the cushion cut.

We own all the diamonds in our loose diamond collection. On most other websites, you will view a diamond inventory that’s not even owned by the business. Gain peace of mind by working directly with a jeweler who owns the diamonds and is invested in your satisfaction.

What is Special about A. Fishman & Son's Asscher Cut Diamonds

When you look at our diamond inventory of Asscher Cut diamonds, look closely at the pictures of our actual diamonds. You will notice that they are uniformly brilliant and bright to the eye. There are no "glassy" or "shadowy" areas which indicate a poorly cut asscher cut diamond. Don't be fooled by just looking at the statistics of a diamond. They are important but only if the diamond "fits together" properly to give you the proper brilliance a diamond should have.

Asscher Cut Engagement Rings in High Quality Color

Splendid Asscher cut engagement rings are reminiscent of the Art Deco period. The modern take on the Asscher cut draws attention to the clarity of a sparkling, colorless diamond. With this type of ring, a higher diamond clarity and color grade of gemstone is desired. The Asscher diamond for engagement rings is created using a step cut process that yields cropped corners. The cut may be described as a modified square emerald cut. We offer the secure four-prong settings for your selection, and our Asscher cut engagement ring settings are available in a range of sizes and widths. This type of diamond can be the glamorous focal point of a three-stone ring or the attention-capturing center of a solitaire. Rely on our knowledge as you choose your Asscher cut diamond engagement ring.