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brilliant cut

[′bril·yənt ¦kət]
(lapidary)
A style of cutting gemstones in which there are 58 facets, all triangular or kite-shaped, except for a large facet at the top of the stone and a very small facet at the lowest point.
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41m, and a fancy vivid yellow, cut-cornered, rectangular-modified brilliant-cut diamond of 74.
9 million and a fancy vivid blue cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond weighing 4.
The largest brilliant-cut white diamond ever to appear at auction will be on the block at Sotheby's in Geneva on November 14.
The heart-shaped pendant, made of white and yellow 18-carat gold and set with 12 brilliant-cut, drop-set diamonds, was designed exclusively at a Coventry jewellers to be won in an Evening Telegraph competition.
TWINKLE TOES: "Dreamgirls" actress Anika Noni Rose is set to wear $500,000 worth of brilliant-cut Kwiat diamonds below her ankles for the 79th annual Academy Awards on Sunday.
Now in wide use, the diamond anvil cell works like a vise, squeezing a sample between the pointed ends of two brilliant-cut diamonds typically about onethird of a carat in weight.
A Newcastle CID spokeswoman said: "The ring has a white gold band with a threecarat brilliant-cut diamond.
This 40-carat, round, brilliant-cut diamond mounted in an estate platinum setting with diamonds and sapphires should fit the bill.
But despite despite having 518 brilliant-cut diamonds and 27 white gold tassels, Danielle claims the sparkling string is "very comfortable - not heavy or scratchy".
LUNAR LOVELY: The Moonstruck collection is sterling silver with brilliant-cut diamonds.
Worth more than pounds 6,000, the engagement ring is a diamond, rectangular-shaped cluster design, with two baguette-cut diamonds in the centre, surrounded by 12 brilliant-cut diamonds.
is called Ruby Mystery and features 395 brilliant-cut rubies set in 18-carat