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1 Ct Citrine (Round)

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5 Ct Emerald (Emerald)

Light Orange
 
Green
6.86×6.86 mm 12.45×9.22 mm
Actual size of 1ct Citrine
Actual size of 5ct Emerald

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Light Orange 1ct Citrine on a ring
64 mm
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Ring on a right finger
Green 5ct Emerald on a ring
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Actual sizes of 1ct Citrine Round (6.86×6.86mm, Light Orange) and 5ct Emerald Emerald (12.45×9.22mm, Green) as they would appear on a ring and finger. Adjust the ring and finger size to get an idea of how these gemstones would look on your finger.

Face-up Size

All things being equal, Emerald will face-up slightly smaller than Citrine for a given carat weight, because it has higher specific gravity (2.7 vs. 2.65 - this means it's "slightlyheavier" compared to Citrine of the same size). Face-up size also depends heavily on the proportions of the cut.

Face-up area is a measure of the size of the gem when viewed from above (as set in a ring). It tells you how big the gem is at the girdle plane.


1 Ct Citrine (Round) 5 Ct Emerald (Emerald)
6.86×6.86 mm → 36.96 mm² vs. 106.75 mm² ← 12.45×9.22 mm
Face-up size outline
Face-up size outline
1ct Citrine Round (6.86×6.86mm)
5ct Emerald Emerald (12.45×9.22mm)
Difference: 189% (69.79 mm²)
5ct Emerald Emerald (12.45×9.22mm) has approx. 189% more face-up area than 1ct Citrine Round (6.86×6.86mm).


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