Why Does Radiant Cut Diamond Look Bigger Than Other Diamond Shapes?

Radiant Cut 2.28 In A Halo Ring

Diamond appearance is dramatically affected by the way the diamond is cut. A Radiant Cut Diamonds looks bigger compared to other shapes of the same weight because its inventor/ designer, Henry Grossbard, intended to create diamond cut that maximize the diamond weight instead of giving emphasis in making the most beautiful ring. His knowledge of faceting and impact of individual cuts led to the existence of Radiant shape with wider and more flat appearance than round cut.

 

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