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Dazzling Asscher Cut Engagement Rings


Strikingly beautiful, asscher cut diamonds offer the sensational shimmer of the emerald cut in a chic square shape.

Asscher cut gemstones gained popularity in the 1920s for their sleek geometric appearance and can be found in many engagement rings from the Art Deco era. Asscher cut diamonds create a timeless look in contemporary settings, perfect for today’s bride.


Asscher cut diamonds are known as step cut diamonds. This cut offers a different type of beauty from a classic round cut diamond, offering exceptional clarity and a distinctive look when set in fine jewelry. Although similar in appearance to emerald cuts, they differ in both shape and cut.


Step cut diamonds are either found in square or rectangular shapes, like asscher and emerald cuts, and their facets are rectilinear (made up of straight lines). This cut’s long, narrow facets produce a prismatic reflection as opposed to brilliance, evoking a house of mirrors or a staircase look—hence their name!

The most obvious difference between the two cuts is shape, asscher cut diamonds are square while emerald cuts are rectangular. The two stones are also cut differently. Emerald cuts have wider, more open tables than asschers. Asscher cut diamonds have more facets—this creates the “x” pattern seen when viewing an asscher from the top down.


Tapered Baguette Diamond Ring

three stone asscher diamond ring

Regalia Diamond Ring

engraved diamond ring

Embrace Diamond Ring

three stone asscher diamond ring

Reverie Diamond Ring

Luna Ring

Isadora Diamond Ring

milgrain asscher diamond engagement ring

Muse Ring

Sierra Ring

Adorned Trio Diamond Ring

Duet Diamond Ring

Final Thoughts

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Comments (2)

Judy Sharp Says:
March 31st, 2018 at 7:28 am

I love the Luna style diamond ring. It is graceful and elegant.

Jeni T Says:
December 12th, 2017 at 9:33 pm

Your pieces ate stunning!