(Closed) Calling ALL Princess Cut BEES!!!! Need your advice!!

posted 4 years ago in Rings
Post # 16
507 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Cabin

You could look into a Flanders cut.. Basically a princess with clipped corners… 

Tabrett Maria:  

Post # 17
1864 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

My mum, SIL and I all have a princess cut solitaires and none of us have had any problems! My mums is a 3 carat and she’s had it for at least 15 years and it is perfect 🙂 

Post # 18
888 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Tabrett Maria:  i have had mine since 2011 and never had a problem. I’m prone to bumping it on desks in my work and it is still perfect 

Post # 19
5547 posts
Bee Keeper

A diamond  in any shape or form is not prone to chipping unless it’s set incorrectly.  The flanders cut is gorgeous, but you could rock the princess without a problem. 

Also those people writing reviews about how princess cut diamonds are more prone to chipping may have purchased enhanced stones [from god knows where].  You’ll be fine!

Post # 20
72 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2017 - The George, Christchurch

I have had mine 15months now.  I have knocked it quite a few times but have had no issues with it. 

Post # 21
491 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I too have a princess cut engagement/wedding ring. I’ve had mine since 2012 and no problems thus far. It has v prongs, so they sit on the corners of the diamond and protect it pretty well. I wear mine all the time and only remove it for yard work or for mixing something sticky with my hands. I’ve banged it around, but so far it has survived.

Post # 23
176 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

My first diamond ring I owned was a princess cut. Never had chipping problems! 

Post # 24
4713 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1998

I have had 3 princess cut e-rings in the past 18 years and not a problem! I am the klutziest person in the world and have slammed it against every surface imaginable.

Post # 25
84 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

I’ve had mine since 2009 and I’ve never had any issues. I agree with the other bees get v prongs or prongs that sit a little bit higher than the corners. Like mine.

Post # 26
1122 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I have had several princess cut diamond’s and have never once chipped a stone, and I’ve banged them up and bent the prongs and am not the most careful person. I did however chip my pear diamond within 4 months of owning it. I love princess cuts, so I’d say definitely get one!!! 

Post # 27
72 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2017 - The George, Christchurch

amedeiros08:  sorry for the late reply. my ring is .55ct. it looks bigger because i have small fingers. 

Post # 28
36 posts

No problems what’s so ever with mine. 

Post # 29
5 posts

Tabrett Maria :  So I know this is a late reply, but the stone will mainly chip if you have a thin to very thin girdle, a medium to a thick girlde shouldn’t chip!  Very thick and above will make the stone look smaller.  Also keep in mind that the princess is a “fancy” cut and GIA does not certify a cut grade for any cut other than a round, so whatever cut grade you buy is dependent on the store and can vary from store to store.  I have a thick girlde on my princess, ok so far!  I wear it all the time.

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