Brilliant CutThis is the most common and popular style of all diamond shapes. It consists of 57 facets, and 58 if the culet is also faceted.
Any other shape but round, e.g. Pear, Marquise, Emerald Cut, Oval and Heart-shaped.
These are the flat polished surfaces of a polished diamond.
The top largest flat surface facet.
The rim of the diamond. The girdle plane is the largest diameter of the entire diamond.
The upper portion of the stone above the girdle.
The lower portion of the stone below the girdle.
The pointed bottom of the pavilion, sometimes polished with a very tiny facet, sometime pointed with no facet.
This refers to the natural glow of blue coloring in the stone under Ultra Violet light. Diamonds with strong fluorescence cost less than those without .
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