A pear-shaped engagement ring is also known as a "teardrop ring." A popular unique choice for engagement rings as an elegant style with an edge. In our engagement ring collection, this stone shape is offered in a beautiful variety of white or colored diamonds and various gemstones, including lab-grown diamonds, white moissanite, grey moissanite, aqua teal moissanite, blue sapphires, peach sapphires, and salt + pepper diamonds.
What Shape Is A Pear Cut Engagement Ring?
A pear-shaped engagement ring is an elongated diamond or stone with a rounded end and a pointed end. Resembling the shape of a teardrop, they are often used as the center stone in engagement rings with complimenting diamond halos or simplistic prong settings. Similar to oval engagement rings, the size of length-to-width varies in terms of how elongated or rounded its ends are cut.
What Sizes Do Pear Shaped Engagement Rings Come Available?
While this diamond shape comes in a multitude of sizes, our collection of pear shaped engagement rings ranges in stone sizes from 1.5 ctw - 3.35 ctw.
What Is the Average Price for a Pear Shaped Engagement Ring?
Our pear-shaped engagement rings range from $2,150 - $9,200. The prices will vary depending on the ring design and the stone's carat weight.
What Way Do You Wear a Pear Shaped Engagement Ring?
The most common way to wear a pear-shaped engagement ring is the stone in an upright figure of a falling teardrop or pear standing upright with the top pointing upwards to your fingertip, with the round bottom towards the hand. However, how you wear your engagement ring is completely up to you!
What Do Pear Shaped Engagement Rings Symbolize?
Pear-shaped rings are often selected for their unique and elegant appearance. When given as an engagement ring, it’s generally associated with love, commitment, and an enduring relationship. While a pear-shaped engagement ring holds no significant symbolization, ultimately, the specific meaning of a pear-shaped diamond ring will depend on the intentions and sentiments of the person who gives it and the person who wears it.
Do Pear Shaped Engagement Ring Look Bigger?
Because of their elongated shape, pear-shaped diamonds can appear larger than round diamonds of the same carat weight. This is because they have a larger surface area and more visible facets, which can give the illusion of size. However, the overall size of a pear-shaped diamond will depend on its carat weight and the specific dimensions of the stone.
Are pear shaped diamonds more expensive?
In general, pear-shaped diamonds tend to be more expensive than round diamonds of the same size and quality. Because pear-shaped diamonds are less common and more challenging to cut than round diamonds, they are rare and more valuable. However, the price of a pear-shaped diamond will also depend on other factors such as its carat weight, clarity, color, and overall quality.
Where to buy pear shaped engagement rings
There are many places where you can buy pear-shaped engagement rings. Whether you are looking to shop in person at a jewelry store or with an online retailer, it’s most important to ensure you buy from a trusted jeweler. Ask friends and family for recommendations, look for accreditations and check online reviews when shopping for a pear-shaped engagement ring. Online retailers like Kristin Coffin often have a more comprehensive selection of rings and may offer lower prices than physical stores.
History of pear shaped engagement rings
Pear-shaped engagement rings have a long and rich history dating back to the 15th century. Pear-shaped diamonds were first created by Lodewyk van Berquem of Belgium, a Flemish diamond cutter known for inventing the diamond-polishing wheel called a scaif.
Pear Shaped stones became popular in the Art Deco period of the 1920s and have remained a classic choice for engagement rings to this day.