rose cut


Definition of rose cut 

: a form in which gems (such as diamonds) are cut that usually has a flat circular base and facets in two ranges rising to a point

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rose-cut \ ˈrōz-​ˌkət \ adjective

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Its central diamond, a rare 39.75-carat, pear-shaped, rose cut stone with a pale blue cast, once belonged to England's King William II and Queen Mary II. Elizabeth Angell, Town & Country, "Queen Maxima Wore a Jaw-Dropping Tiara to the State Dinner Hosted by Queen Elizabeth," 23 Oct. 2018 The tiara is made of brilliant and rose cut diamonds pavé set in platinum, with six emeralds on either side. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "All the Details You Missed About Princess Eugenie's Bridal Look," 12 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of rose cut

1820, in the meaning defined above

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