Princess cut diamonds are typically cheaper than round cut diamonds because less material is wasted when a rough diamond is cut. Therefore, making them more affordable than round cuts.
A princess-cut is a type of diamond cut. Other types of cuts used for diamonds are oval, marquise, radiant, emerald, round, heart, pear, cushion and Asscher.
Yes! When crafted well, a princess cut diamond will effectively reflect light to produce a beautiful sparkle. They typically have around 58 facets and their wide table allows in a good amount of light to increase brilliance.
Generally, a 1 carat princess cut diamond will look larger than a 1 carat round cut diamond. This is because of the proportions of the wider table alongside the narrower pavilion. This gives it the appearance of being larger.