Looking for a Kite Shape Diamond?
We can help you! Kite shape diamonds are a favorite amongst the design team here at JK & Co. Jewelers. This is because of their distinctive and striking beauty. You will typically find Kite shaped diamonds in smaller carat sizes, being used as side stones in a traditional three-stone settings. It's more rare to find a full-cut Kite shape diamond above one carat mark.
Kite shape diamonds are cut in step and brilliant cut faceting. So when you are thinking about selecting a Kite shape diamond for your center stone, you must remember to make that distinction with your jeweler. Step cuts are cut like a staircase, like an Emerald cut diamond. Brilliant cuts are cut for sparkle, like Round brilliant diamonds. Kite shape diamonds also come in a variety of length-to-width ratios. Some are short and wide, and a handful are long and slender.
Kite shapes diamonds are one of the oldest "fancy" cut diamonds known in the jewelry industry, having its heyday in the 1920s and 30s during the Art Deco period. In today's world Kite shape diamond look best in delicate solitaire settings, or set in petite micro halo rings. When designing your Kite shape diamond engagement ring you should pay most attention to their unique silhouette. Base your design effort around this key factor and you will end up with an amazing custom engagement ring!