emerald cut

noun

Definition of emerald cut

: a rectangular cut for a gem having a series of parallel facets on each side and at each corner

Examples of emerald cut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Given the lean, rectangular shape of an emerald cut, it's also known to elongate the hand. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Demi Lovato's Engagement Ring Is Classic, Timeless—and Supersized," 23 July 2020 This is not your standard celebrity engagement ring—read: cushion or emerald cut, 8-10 carats, set in platinum, pavé halo, the list goes on. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Scarlett Johansson's Engagement Ring Is One of The Chicest We've Ever Seen," 24 July 2019 The three strand necklace, created from approximately 64 carats of round and emerald cut diamonds set in platinum is in the festoon style. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Charlotte Casiraghi Channels Her Grandmother Grace Kelly at Her Own Royal Wedding," 3 June 2019 Jewelry people fixated mostly on the emerald cut stone. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Everything You Need to Know About Jennifer Lopez's Engagement Ring From Alex Rodriguez," 10 Mar. 2019 During the terrifying ordeal, thieves made off with as much as $11 million in jewelry, including Kardashian West’s $4.5 million emerald cut diamond engagement ring. Kc Baker, PEOPLE.com, "Kim Kardashian West Reveals the Steps She Takes to Protect Herself Since the Paris Robbery," 5 July 2018 Similar to an emerald cut, the radiant cut is shaped like an octagon. Ariel Okin, Vogue, "10 Engagement Ring Cuts and Their Unique Meaning," 8 June 2018 The emerald cut has a regal style, and projects a high degree of confidence. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "The Secrets to Choosing an Emerald Cut Engagement Ring," 12 Mar. 2019 The Cris Judd Engagement Ring: Lopez was married to backup dancer Cris Judd from 2001 until 2003 and Judd reportedly proposed with an emerald cut rock valued in the six-figures. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Jennifer Lopez's Engagement Rings Through the Years, Compared," 10 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of emerald cut

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Emerald cut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emerald%20cut. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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