Asscher-Cut Diamond History
While not as well known as its more famous ‘cousin’ the emerald cut, the Asscher-cut diamond has a long history. Dating back to 1902, this diamond was first created by Joseph Asscher, a diamond cutter, who aptly named the diamonds’ cut after himself. Asscher’s design was step cut and square shaped, but with faceted corners to increase light intake and create a stunning sparkle. Later it came to be known as the Royal Asscher, and by the 20th century, this cut became widely popular both for its scarcity and its brilliant shine.
Although originally popular for vintage jewelry designs and art deco styles, the Asscher-cut diamond can now be seen on an array of designs, modernizing this royal worthy cut. In fact, Elizabeth Taylor was famously known for wearing a 33.19ct Asscher-cut diamond, which was given to her by Richard Burton in 1968. Burton reportedly purchased the stone for $307,000.
Clean Origin’s Selection Of Asscher-Cut Diamonds
The Clean Origin collection features Asscher-cut diamonds ranging from 0.4 CT to 4 CT, allowing you to design the perfect ring for that perfect proposal. Staying true to the Asscher history with its Art Deco fame, maybe you’re leaning towards our vintage collection. Or, if you’re looking to let the diamond stand on its own, a simple solitaire setting with the Asscher-cut diamond front and center will allow its brilliance to shine without any distractions. Whatever style you choose, know that you’re sure to find something in our collection that will fit your significant others’ personal style and your budget. And, thanks to its striking cut and near-limitless versatility, you’ll never have trouble finding beautiful settings for Asscher-cut diamonds.