In the 1960's, Hollywood's Richard Burton gave his wife, Liz Taylor, a 69.00 carat pear shape diamond. Ever since then, the diamond and jewelry world has never been the same. After Richard gave Liz that pear shape diamond, every women in the world wanted, and had to have, a pear cut engagement ring . A pear shape diamond is a fancy shape, with 58 facets that is rounded on one end with a tapering point on the other, like a teardrop. It has the faceting of a round cut diamond. The length to width ratio should be 1.30 mm's to 1.69 mm's. Pear shape engagement rings were popular from the 1960's through the 1980's. Now, they are back! They are just as beautiful as when Richard Burton gave Liz that stunning pear shape 50 years ago! Here are four stunning pear shape engagement rings that you will love!

Three Stone Pear Shape Engagement Ring

This vintage pear shape engagement ring features a stunning GIA 1.40 pear cut diamond, flanked by two tapered baguette accents, all residing in a 1970's platinum, three stone engagement ring

Six Prong Pear Shape Solitaire Engagement Ring

This classic .81 carat pear shape diamond, with a GIA diamond report, is featured in this 1980's 14 Kt white gold pear cut engagement ring . Vintage engagement rings are classic and always in style!

Vintage Aquamarine Pear Cut Engagement Ring

This distinctive, very hard to find, bezel set pear shape aquamarine resides in a 1970's platinum setting. It is surrounded by twelve stunning, antique european cut diamonds. A safe and secure bezel set engagement ring. Our collection of aquamarine engagement rings are conflict free!

Pear Cut Ruby Engagement Ring

Many couples around the world are deciding on an alternative, precious or semi-precious gemstone as the focal point for their engagement rings. This vintage ruby ring features a Siamese ruby, with an AGL gem report stating no heat treatment this ruby is surrounded by two round diamonds and six tapered baguette diamond accents. These vintage diamonds are showcased in a beautiful 1970's 18 kt white gold engagement ring. It is, of course, ethical and conflict free. A showstopper!

Final Thoughts:

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