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A rectangular shaped diamond with step like facets. If the two longer sides
taper inwards, it is known as a 'tapered baguette'. Click
here to learn about diamond shapes.
This refers to the amount of external marks on a stone. Click
here to learn more about blemishes and how they affect the clarity of diamonds.
This is the dark, bow tie shape which can be seen in the table of pear, oval
and marquisse shaped polished diamonds.
Refers to the fire of a stone or the amount it sparkles when light is reflected
through its facets.
The craftsman responsible for putting on and polishing the final 40 facets of
a diamond after the cross-cutter's work.
click on a letter below.
This is the process by which the diamond's girdle is formed, the basic dimension
of the finished diamond.