rose cut

noun

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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Other Words from rose cut

rose-cut \ ˈrōz-​ˌkət How to pronounce rose-cut (audio) \ adjective

Examples of rose cut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are nine pear shaped aquamarines and rose cut diamonds throughout. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, "Two Rare Fabergé Tiaras With Ties to the Russian Royal Family Are Up for Auction," 10 Apr. 2019 On public display for the first time, the tiara is made of brilliant and rose cut diamonds pavé set in platinum, with six emeralds on either side. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Princess Eugenie's Wedding Dress Is Getting the Meghan Markle Treatment," 8 Feb. 2019 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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“Rose cut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20cut. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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