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What Is A Baguette Diamond?

What Is A Baguette Diamond?

Posted by Hyde Park Jewelers on 14th Nov 2022

Baguette diamonds are slim, rectangular, elongated diamonds with tapered or straight edges angling inwards. The length-to-width ratio in baguette diamonds is 5:1. These diamonds are mainly small and ideal as accent stones for wedding or engagement rings.

What Are Baguette Diamonds?

Gemological Institute of America (GIA), baguette diamonds belong to the step-cut diamonds family alongside Asscher cuts and Emeralds. Facets in baguette cuts appear as parallel lines on the sides of the diamond and are larger than in brilliant-cut diamonds. The arrangement of these facets makes them look like steps.

Unlike traditional diamond cuts with over 50 facets, baguette cuts have 14 facets, making them have less sparkle and brilliance than round diamonds. The corners of baguette diamonds are perfectly square, which is the fundamental distinction from similar cuts such as the Emeralds.

The History Of Baguette Diamonds

Baguette cut diamonds are predecessors of hogback cuts. These diamonds are believed to have been created in the 16th century but gained popularity in the 20th century. Harry Winston and Cartier jewelry houses were crucial in popularizing baguette diamonds in 1912. Their popularity was because of a departure from the conventional round-cut stones. Since then, baguette cuts are in almost all jewelry stores globally.

What Makes Baguette Diamonds Special?

Baguette diamonds are popular because of their modern and minimalistic appearance, making them a darling to Art Deco enthusiasts. They are elegant yet subtle. Additionally, they are affordable options for those on limited budgets. Their cost-effectiveness is because they require fewer cuts than other diamonds like Emeralds and round brilliants.

Where To Purchase Baguette Diamonds

Are you searching for elegant, versatile yet affordable diamonds? Baguette diamonds are modern and beautiful diamonds that are well known.Contact us today and find help shopping for your dream baguette diamonds. Similarly, please browse our website to find your perfect diamonds.