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Diamond Shape in relation to Cut
Gemological Characteristics - Shape (as a component of Cut)
"Diamonds in the rough" are not considered beautiful.
They must be cut and polished to exhibit the charateristics of
and brilliance associated with fine
Diamonds that are not cut to the specifications
of Tolkowsky's Round Brilliant Shape are called "Fancy Cuts."
shapes include the Baguette (from the French, meaning
"Loaf of bread), marquise, princess (square outline), heart,
radiant (similar to the princess but with rounded
edges), pear and emerald cut.
These "fancy cuts" are not held to the same strict
standards as Tolkowsky's Round Brilliants.
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