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Asscher Cut Engagement Rings

Updated on June 11, 2010

If you are looking for that unique diamond or gem design, asscher cut engagement rings are worth checking out.

You might be asking "What is an asscher cut engagement ring?" or "is this type of engagement ring affordable?". I'll be answering both these questions (as well as a few others) in this article.

Quick facts about the Royal Asscher Diamond Company:

  • Founded in 1854 by the Asscher family
  • HQ is in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Created the unique Asscher cut, the first signature cut to be patented
  • Clientele has included foreign royalty and famous celebrities

Asscher Cut Rings- What are they?

An Asscher cut ring is a ring containing a diamond with a very specialized type of cut (Asscher cut). Some engagement ring cuts you've probably heard of are round or brilliant; the asscher cut is a square-like cut with a brilliant sparkle.

The Royal Asscher Diamond Company created this specific diamond cut and have used it over the years on some really high profile engagement rings.

More recently, the Asscher cut has been improved and renamed the Royal Asscher cut. This improved diamond cut has utilized much modern technology such as computer modeling and simulation that was not previously available.

Royal Asscher Cut Diamond
Royal Asscher Cut Diamond

Asscher Cut Engagement Rings- Why Get One?

This type of engagement ring certainly isn't for everyone. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider a ring with an asscher cut diamond:

  • They are incredibly unique
  • They come from a rich heritage
  • Their sparkle is much different than other, widely used diamond cuts
  • To impress your girl at your engagement ring shopping skills
  • These rings have an amazing sparkle!

Where can I get this type of Engagement Ring?

If you're lucky enough to live near one of the Royal Asscher company's retail stores worldwide, you could always stop in and check them out. A list of their retail store locations can be found here.

Or if you'd rather avoid the pushy sales people common at most jewelry stores, you could check these rings out online. Surprisingly, Amazon has a great selection of asscher cut engagement rings.

Regardless of where you get your asscher cut engagement ring, your future spouse is sure to be happy with it. Truly there is no diamond ring quite like it!


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