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

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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 Lopez's diamond is an emerald cut—the same stone shape seen on the engagement rings of celebrities like Amal Clooney, Beyoncé, and Anne Hathaway. Natasha Reda, Glamour, "All the Details on Jennifer Lopez's Engagement Ring From Alex Rodriguez," 12 Mar. 2019 Diana famously wore the emerald cut Aquamarine stunner to an auction of her own clothes at Christie’s in 1997. Maria Pasquini, PEOPLE.com, "Meghan Markle Supports Prince Harry at Polo Match on Princess Diana's Birthday," 1 July 2018 The last was an emerald cut diamond engagement ring. Alix Strauss, New York Times, "Slow Dancing Their Way Out of Arguments," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of emerald cut

1926, in the meaning defined above

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