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Diamond

The ultimate gemstone and one of the most widely traded jewelry products worldwide.

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Diamond

table spread

Jewelry; Diamond

Term used to describe the width of the table facet, often expressed as a percentage of the total width of the stone.

fire

Jewelry; Diamond

Often a term used instead of "dispersion," it is the variety and intensity of rainbow colors seen when light is reflected from a diamond.

step-cut

Jewelry; Diamond

The step cut has rows of facets that resemble the steps of a staircase. The emerald cut and the baguette are examples of the step cut.

certification

Jewelry; Diamond

There are many recognized gemological laboratories that can grade your diamond for a fee.

tension setting

Jewelry; Diamond

Term used to describe the width of the table facet, often expressed as a percentage of the total width of the stone.

shape

Jewelry; Diamond

Shape refers to form or appearance of a diamond - i.e. whether the diamond is round, triangular, square, marquise, pear, oval or heart-shaped.

proportion

Jewelry; Diamond

The proportions of a diamond are very important, so that the maximum amount of light be reflected off and out of a stone. Proportion is the relationship between the angles of the facets of the crown ...

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