The pear cut gives to the diamond a teardrop appearance and that’s why it’s also called “teardrop diamond”. It provides lots of sparkles and flashes to the diamond and the cut is able to make both the simplest and the most elaborate diamond ring a sophisticate aspect. It’s a very popular choice ought to its unique look.
The problem of this cut is that is prone to the “bow-tie” effect and to the “high shoulders”.
For the most traditional pear-shaped diamond, look for a length-to-width ratio between 1.45 and 1.75