How are Amore diamond cut?
Amore diamonds are unique - the world's most perfectly cut diamonds - cut precisely for maximum beauty. Every Amore diamond is perfectly proportioned, perfectly polished and perfectly symmetrical. All Amore diamonds are cut by master craftsmen using state-of-the-art techniques. In this high-tech world, you'd think that diamonds cut by machine would be more precisely cut than those cut by hand. The truth is that all Amore diamonds must be cut by hand - not laser or some other technique! They are testament to the incredible precision of human hand-eye coordination.
Diamonds have twelve cutting grains. Facets are best cut exactly perpendicular to one of these grains. This means that the cutter must cut each successive facet in a new orientation to the cutting wheel. A computerized machine can mechanically seek the proper orientation, however rarely can it make the fine adjustments necessary for achieving perfect polish.
Different facets cut at varying rates of speed. Only a skilled cutter can make facets perfectly symmetrical. Precise judgment and timing is required to ensure that each facet is neither under-polished nor over-cut.
Why does the color look better with Amore diamond?
Amore diamonds "face up" are brighter in color than diamonds cut to lower standards, because they reflect the most possible light back to your eye. Interestingly enough, not only do they sparkle more they also look bigger for their size than all lower cut diamonds.
Does the Amore diamond have more facets than traditional round cut diamonds?
Amore diamonds are the epitome of the 57 facet modern round brilliant. The difference is the perfection of the cutting. There are no heart-shaped facets, that effect of 8 hearts and 8 arrows is an anomaly that occurs when everything is perfectly executed. Amore diamonds are cut to absolute state-of-the-art standards for a round brilliant diamond.
CAN ANYONE LASER INSCRIBE THE AMORE DIAMOND LOGO?
The process for laser Amore registration is patented. All our work is done under license. It is not possible for jewelers to do it themselves. The Amore laser registration process offers you protection against loss or theft.
Do Amore diamonds look bigger than Ideal cut diamonds?
Yes, Amore diamonds look larger than ideal cut round diamonds. They look bigger because they provide more brightness and brilliance across the diamond. The optical precision and symmetry of Hearts & Arrows allows light to interact better with the diamond's facets.
Where can I get my own Amore Loupe?
The Amore loupe is only licensed for use by authorized Amore jewelry retailers. They have the proper training and expertise to show and explain all the nuances of the Amore burst effect. This remarkably tool enables consumers to see how light travels through the perfectly cut Amore diamonds.