rose cut

noun

: 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
rose-cut adjective

Examples of rose cut in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vak Jewellery Eternal Garden Bracelet with untreated Burmese cabochon spinels, natural rubies, rose cut and full cut diamonds. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 3 Aug. 2022 Palladium gay gold set with different sizes of rose cut diamonds in 18K gold. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 These popular drops feature a halo of brilliant cuts in a diamond shape surrounding a rose cut diamond center. Beth Bernstein, Forbes, 1 Nov. 2021 It is set with a 2.97 carat Zambian emerald and surrounded by yellow sapphires, tsavorites and rose cut diamond (price on request). Carol Besler, Robb Report, 19 May 2021 There are nine pear shaped aquamarines and rose cut diamonds throughout. Stellene Volandes, Town & Country, 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, 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, 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, 12 Oct. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rose cut was in 1820

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“Rose cut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rose%20cut. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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