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Antique and Vintage Tapered Baguette Rings and Jewellery

Tapered baguette diamonds are a form of baguette cut diamond, however, tapered baguette rings and jewellery look slightly different than traditional baguette diamonds. The tapered baguette diamond is a very unique diamond cut, and looks incredibly elegant and refined. They are popular with people looking for vintage engagement rings - because tapered baguette diamonds are often small, they can be used to create stunning and unique ring designs. 

Tapered baguette diamonds are very much like the ordinary baguette diamond - they are long and slender, emulating the shape of a ‘baguette.’ However, tapered baguette diamonds taper in at the sides, creating a trapezoid shape. One side of the diamond is thinner than the other, meaning the tapered baguette diamond looks incredibly dynamic and interesting. Tapered baguette rings and jewellery have been very popular throughout the ages, due to their unique shine and composition. 

Tapered baguette diamonds take a lot of expertise to create, just like ordinary baguette diamonds. Tapered baguette diamonds have only 14-24 facets, meaning that the quality of the cut is responsible for the quality of the diamond. If one facet isn’t perfect, the diamond is ruined. Tapered baguette rings are valuable down to the stone cutting expertise that is needed to create them.

Like baguette gemstones, the tapered baguette diamond was invented around the 1920s and 30s, due to the technological advancements of the time. Tapered baguette rings and jewellery were incredibly popular during this period, as it fit in with the artistic atmosphere of the period. After the first world war, society wanted to shift from the ideals and artistic temperament of the past, wanting to modernise. The art deco movement was born, and it could be categorised by dynamic, geometric shapes and symmetrical designs. Tapered baguette diamonds became incredibly popular in this period due to this artistic movement, and you can see many of them on Art Deco engagement rings

Tapered baguette diamonds are incredibly versatile, and can be used in a variety of different ways. Tapered baguette diamonds can be designed to flank other larger stones to create stunning, interesting jewellery designs. Since the 1920s, many brooches, rings, necklaces and earrings have used tapered baguette diamonds to create an incredibly evocative and dynamic look. However, tapered baguette rings that only use tapered diamonds have also become popular as time has progressed, demonstrating how the beauty of the diamond withstands the test of time. 

Tapered baguette diamonds have been popular ever since they were invented, over 100 years ago. If you’re looking for a stunning tapered baguette ring or other piece of jewellery, please take a look at our collection. If any of our tapered baguette diamond jewellery pieces catch your eye, please contact us here online, or in person at our Hatton Garden residence. 

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Tapered baguette diamonds are a very unique diamond cut, and are known for being elegant and glamorous. The tapered baguette diamond is long and slender, emulating the shape of a ‘baguette,’ where it gets its name. However, tapered baguette diamonds taper in at the sides, creating a trapezoid shape. One side of the diamond is thinner than the other, meaning the tapered baguette diamond looks incredibly dynamic and interesting. They are often used as flanking stones or as part of a design of multiple tapered baguette diamonds, making tapered baguette rings an incredibly popular jewellery choice.

The tapered baguette diamond is a variation of the traditional baguette diamond, which was created during the 1920s. Traditional baguette diamonds emulate a rectangle shape, whereas tapered baguette diamonds taper in at the sides, creating a trapezoid shape. Because one side of the tapered baguette diamond is thinner than the other, they look incredibly dynamic and interesting. Both tapered baguette diamonds and traditional baguettes are visually striking when used as flanking stones, or as part of a larger jewellery design. Tapered baguette rings are incredibly popular due to their standalone sophistication and elegance.

Just like traditional baguette diamonds, tapered baguette diamonds take a lot of expertise to create. Tapered baguette diamonds have only 14-24 facets, meaning that the quality of the diamond cut is responsible for the quality and shine of the stone. If one facet is uneven, the diamond does not look as beautiful as it does. Many tapered baguette rings display the expertise of jewellery designers, as they can include many tapered baguette diamonds arranged in a perfect design. Tapered baguette rings are valuable down to the stone cutting expertise that is needed to create them, and the elegance of their design.

Tapered baguette rings can be difficult to keep clean, because the design often includes many small tapered baguette diamonds. Sometimes, tapered baguette rings have problems with the flanking diamonds becoming dislodged, due to their size and delicacy. Tapered baguette diamonds are extremely precious, so make sure you are being incredibly careful around them. Here at Berganza, we are proud to offer complimentary annual cleaning for life with every purchase, so your vintage tapered baguette ring can be taken care of properly.

Here at Berganza, there are many things we take into consideration when evaluating any vintage jewellery, especially vintage tapered baguette rings. Tapered baguette rings can be from many different time periods, so it’s important that the piece is evaluated as accurately as possible. First of all, we pay close attention to the tapered baguette diamond jewellery to determine its value. If you have any authentication (such as proof of purchase, proof of designer) this can increase the value of your tapered baguette diamond jewellery. Antique tapered baguette rings and jewellery can be incredibly valuable, and we are committed to conducting accurate assessments on each piece that passes through our doors. If you need a piece of vintage jewellery assessed, please contact us here online, or visit us at our Hatton Garden residence.



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