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Radiant Cut Diamonds

Radiant cut diamonds are classified as mixed cuts, because they combine the rectangular shape of a step cut with the faceting pattern of a brilliant cut. This means that a radiant cut will have the sparkle of a round or princess cut diamond, but the vintage appeal of an Asscher or cushion cut diamond.

A radiant cut diamond will traditionally have 70 facets, with 25 on the crown, 8 on the girdle, and 37 on the pavilion. Although radiant cut diamonds have many facets, their facets are a bit larger, which is typical of a step cut shape. So, it is important to maximize your radiant cut diamond’s color and clarity grades. A radiant cut runs the risk of showing lower clarity and color grades more obviously than other diamond cuts.

To peruse the Julius Klein Group’s gorgeous collection of loose radiant cut diamonds and predesigned radiant cut diamond engagement rings, explore Ritani.com. Ritani, the Julius Klein Group’s branded online jewelry store, stocks a stunning range of GIA certified loose diamonds, in addition to handcrafted engagement rings and fine jewelry.

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