I’m Mike Nekta, a third-generation diamond expert and jewelry designer, specializing in creating stunning bridal jewelry. As an expert in the industry, nothing excites me more than the sense of joy and celebration that bridal jewelry brings to couples.
One type of diamond cut that has captured the hearts of brides-to-be over the years is the Asscher cut diamond. This classic cut was first introduced in the 1920s and is named after its inventor, Joseph Asscher. With its geometric shape, dramatic hall-of-mirrors effect, and maximum brilliance, the Asscher cut diamond ring is a timeless and versatile piece that is well-loved today.
The history of Asscher cut diamond jewelry is rich and fascinating. The diamond was a favorite among the rulers of the world's most powerful nations during the early 20th century's turbulent times. Many of the world’s most famous diamonds are actually Asscher cut diamonds, including the Cullinan Diamond, which was famously placed in the Crown Jewels.
Asscher cut diamonds have also been featured in many iconic moments throughout history. In 1968, Elizabeth Taylor made worldwide headlines when her husband Richard Burton gifted her with a 33 Asscher cut diamond ring.
Asscher cut diamonds have a unique style that appeals to those who value retro and vintage aesthetics. With a sophisticated old-world charm, Asscher cut diamonds have a distinct look that sets them apart. These cuts have step-cut faceting, similar to emerald cuts, which adds to their understated elegance. vintage fans and those who appreciate unique designs tend to be drawn to the Asscher cut for its classic yet distinctive style, making it a popular choice in engagement rings and other special jewelry pieces.
As a designer, I understand the importance of creating unique designs for each client using the best quality diamonds. I specialize in customizing engagement rings and wedding bands to match the unique style of each client. My signature ideals cut diamonds use only the highest quality and ethically sourced diamonds, making them sparkle even in low light conditions.
When it comes to incorporating an Asscher cut diamond ring into your wedding day, there are so many unique options to choose from. Whether you prefer a more traditional wedding band design or want to go for something modern and bold, the Asscher cut diamond is the perfect way to accentuate your finger with its geometric cut.
Mike Nekta New York provides customization options, from choosing the band's metal to its width, gemstone enhancements, and designs. I work with our clients to create pieces of jewelry that reflect their style and personality.
In conclusion, the Asscher cut diamond ring is one of the most iconic and versatile diamond cuts in the world, with a rich history that spans the globe’s most powerful nations. I specialize in creating unique and personalized engagement rings and wedding bands that reflect the beauty of each client.
Let me help you create the perfect ring that you can cherish for generations to come.