Hearts and Arrows diamond is a masterpiece precision cut variation of the traditional 57/58 faceted round brilliant cut. It is characterized by an extreme level of cutting precision for the ideal symmetry to produce an optimum display of fire, brilliance and scintillation. Hearts an Arrow diamonds are also sometimes referred to as “super ideals” due to its superior light performance, material quality and precise optical symmetry.
The Hearts and Arrows cut was originated from Japan in 1984, it is characterized by perfect symmetry and exact proportions. The 8 Hearts and 8 Arrows got its name from the near perfect pattern of eight symmetrical arrows in its crown and eight symmetrical hearts in its pavilion. All facets of the diamond must be perfectly aligned at 180 degrees for the 8 Hearts and 8 Arrows pattern to appear properly. There are less than 1% of the world’s diamonds are cut into hearts and arrows optical symmetry precision making them well valued and desired by many.