Post # 1
I just went to the jewellery place and there is a style of diamond that I’ve never heard of before. Its called starburst and I honestly could not tell the difference in person very much. It was only when I held it right in front of my face that I noticed that it was a smaller diamond surrounded by even smaller ones to achieve a look of a higher carat size for the fraction of the prize. A ring that looked like a 1.5 carat was only 2,000 because the inner diamond was about .30. This video I included gives an idea of what it looks like but the one that I saw in person was much less obvious.
Do any of you have this type of diamond(s)? I would love to see pictures of them!
Post # 2
njkb: I don’t have one.. I have a moissy… But that ring in the video is super pretty. And it’s hard to tell it’s not one whole diamond. Pretty cool.
Post # 3
I believe it is also called a ‘cluster ring’. Plenty of bees have them so I’m sure you’ll get lots of photos 🙂
Post # 4
njkb: I’m PRETTY sure this style of ring is called a cluster ring. I haven’t heard starburst but I’m also not totally up on diamonds (I have a moissanite).
It looks like a round brilliant cut center stone surrounded by smaller diamonds.
You will find polarizing views on the bee here. I don’t own a cluster ring myself but personally, I think they can be totally beautiful (especially the ones that are more floral!). Search cluster ring and you may have a better result!
Do you have a pic of the one you are looking at?
Post # 5
MsKnitter: no I didn’t take a picture of the one in the store. I do remember her saying the term cluster ring though! I’ll definitely search that term up instead. I was very surprised to not see anything under starburst but that makes sense now!
Post # 6
njkb: do a search for “cluster ring” and you will find lots of pictures of this sort of style!
Post # 7
This is definitely a popular style of ring, and many jewelers carry their own versions of rings like this. I was shocked while walking through a mall to see a stone the size I thought it was in a jeweler’s window, simply because most mall jewelers don’t keep larger stones on hand, let alone in their store windows. But when I stopped to look, I realized that it was a cluster set ring with an illusion setting designed to look like one larger stone. The one I saw was very similar to this:
Post # 8
I have a cluster ering! =) i love my ring i chose it over a halo style even though it wasn’t necessarliy cheaper. i find it difficult to keep clean though because it sits quite high..
Post # 9
I like cluster rings, they can get more sparkle than a diamond of a larger size that’s not a good cut (which is pretty common in chain mall stores) for a fraction of the cost.
It depends a lot on the design though. Some I think are gaudy, but some can be really gorgeous. I really like this one:
Post # 11
- Wedding: January 2016 - The Wynn Las Vegas
We just bought a wedding set for my cousin and his wife who live in Cuba. We sent them a few pics to choose from and this one was their choice. I can’t wait to give it to them! ^^ Her starburst set has a .75 TCW set in a 14k white gold setting.
Post # 12
I know I’m a bit late in replying but mine is a starburst diamond! It looks just like one large diamond and few sparkle is incredible!