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Advice on pear diamond ratio

minmin001

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I've learned alot about round diamond here but I've never looked into pear ones. I've been searching for few and saw it says ratio. Just want to ask if there is a certain ratio I should look for, avoid or it doesn't really matter?
 

slg47

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I would look for what you like? Do you want a long skinny pear or a short fat pear?
 

lknvrb4

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It totally depends on what you like, I knew I did not want a skinny one and got lucky finding exactly what I wanted.
 

minmin001

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i'm looking to make a pendent for it, any suggestion? skinny or fat better? :bigsmile:
 

diamondseeker2006

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I don't think a skinny pear is particularly attractive for ring or pendant. I think lknvrb4's pear is a well balanced size, not too fat and not skinny. Sorry I don't know any ratios. But truly, you just have to look at pictures and see which one looks beautiful to you just like any fancy shape diamond!
 

Gothgrrl

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It's best to look at some pears. Personally I like em on the fat size. My pear is 1.41.
 

Circe

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Mine's 1.54:1, which I like, but I'll admit that when I was looking I was actually keeping an eye out for fatty pears and skinny pears - I like the unusual ones!
 
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