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1 Ct Morganite (Emerald)

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1 Ct Peridot (Cushion)

Light Brown
 
Yellowish Green
7.28×5.39 mm 5.93×5.93 mm
Actual size of 1ct Morganite
Actual size of 1ct Peridot

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Light Brown 1ct Morganite on a ring
64 mm
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Ring on a right finger
Yellowish Green 1ct Peridot on a ring
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Actual sizes of 1ct Morganite Emerald (7.28×5.39mm, Light Brown) and 1ct Peridot Cushion (5.93×5.93mm, Yellowish 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, Peridot will face-up smaller than Morganite for a given carat weight, because it has higher specific gravity (3.35 vs. 2.7 - this means it's "heavier" compared to Morganite 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 Morganite (Emerald) 1 Ct Peridot (Cushion)
7.28×5.39 mm → 36.49 mm² vs. 31.65 mm² ← 5.93×5.93 mm
Face-up size outline
Face-up size outline
1ct Morganite Emerald (7.28×5.39mm)
1ct Peridot Cushion (5.93×5.93mm)
Difference: 15% (4.84 mm²)
1ct Morganite Emerald (7.28×5.39mm) has approx. 15% more face-up area than 1ct Peridot Cushion (5.93×5.93mm).


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