THE WORLD’S MOST EXTRAORDINARY PEAR-SHAPED DIAMONDS

There’s nothing more beautiful than an out of the ordinary diamond cut.

It takes an experienced diamond cutter years to master the extraordinary skill of cutting and polishing a pear-shaped diamond.

There’s nothing more beautiful than an out of the ordinary diamond cut. It takes an experienced diamond cutter experienced diamond cutter years to master the extraordinary skill of cutting and polishing a diamond to display the perfect balance of fire, brilliance and scintillation. Even though one of the most popular and perfectly calculated round brilliant cut diamond has captured the hearts of many, another diamond shape that has taken the world by storm is the pear-shaped diamond cut. Depending on the setting of the diamond ring, the remarkable pear-shape diamond cut will appear classic, yet contemporary. From Victoria Beckham to Katherine Heigl, here are a few of the world’s most famous pear-shaped diamond engagement rings:

ANNA KOURNIKOVA’S 11-CARAT PINK PEAR-SHAPED DIAMOND

The pear-shaped diamond is flanked by two Trillian diamonds (triangle shaped) on each side, displaying a remarkable array of brilliance.

Anna’s pear-shaped diamond is flanked by two Trillian diamonds on each side, displaying a remarkable display of brilliance.

Even though their marriage is yet to be confirmed, it’s hard not to be mesmerised by the captivating beauty of Anna Kournokova’s ring from Enrique Iglesias. The professional tennis player’s 11-carat pink pear-shaped diamond is without a doubt one of the most extraordinary diamond engagement rings of all time. The pear-shaped diamond is flanked by two Trillian diamonds (triangle shaped) on each side, displaying a remarkable array of brilliance.

VICTORIA BECKHAM’S VINTAGE STYLE PEAR-SHAPED DIAMOND

One of her most breathtakingly beautiful diamond rings is the 15 to 17-carat pear-shaped solitaire diamond ring, featuring a vintage cut set within a platinum band.

One of Victoria’s most breathtakingly beautiful diamond rings is the 15 to 17-carat pear-shaped solitaire diamond ring.

It’s no secret that when it comes to David and Victoria Beckham’s relationship, the two of them are considered unbreakable. But, with a romantic streak like David’s, it’s hard not to fall in love all over again. The famous soccer player is known to give Victoria an engagement ring for each anniversary they’ve been together. One of her most breathtakingly beautiful diamond rings is the 15 to 17-carat pear-shaped solitaire diamond ring, featuring a vintage cut set within a platinum band.

ELISHA CUTHBERT’S BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING

The pear-shaped solitaire ring is perfectly set in an elegant and classic platinum band.

Elisha Cuthbert pear-shaped solitaire ring is perfectly set in an elegant and classic platinum band.

After being together for four years NHL star, Dione Phaneuf proposed the Elisha Cuthbert in 2012 with a breathtakingly beautiful pear-shaped diamond engagement ring. The pear-shaped solitaire ring is perfectly set in an elegant and classic platinum band. The couple tied the knot in 2013 and have been married since their dream wedding on Prince Edward’s Island.

KATHERINE HEIGL’S THREE-CARAT PEAR-SHAPED DIAMOND

To make the ring even more special, her husband incorporated half of her mother’s ring into the design.

Katherine’s husband incorporated half of her mother’s ring into the design.

The Grey’s Anatomy star’s pear-shaped diamond engagement ring is like nothing you’ve seen before. Katherine Heigl’s singer, songwriter and actor husband proposed in 2006 with an exceptionally large pear-shaped diamond engagement ring with a pave diamond band. To make the ring even more special, her husband incorporated half of her mother’s ring into the design.

PRINCESS CHARLENE OF MONACO’S THREE CARAT PEAR-SHAPED DIAMOND RING

The elegant appearance of the pear-shaped diamond fits perfectly with Princess Charlene’s effortless demeanour.

This beautiful creation was given to Princess Charlene by Prince Albert when he got down on one knee in 2010.

Our very own Princess Charlene of Monaco is the proud owner of an extraordinary three-carat pear-shaped diamond. This exquisite creation was given to Princess Charlene by Prince Albert when he got down on one knee in 2010. The elegant appearance of the pear-shaped diamond fits perfectly with Princess Charlene’s effortless demeanour.

The beauty of a pear-shaped diamond is without a doubt a magical display. For more exceptional diamond creations and the history of diamond cuts visit the fascinating Cape Town Diamond Museum.