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grain lines

Jewelry; Diamond

These can be considered internal flaws, and can often be seen only by rotating the diamond very slowly. They can appear and disappear almost instantaneously. They appear as small lines or planes ...


Jewelry; Diamond

This is the upper portion or the top of a diamond.

prong setting

Jewelry; Diamond

It consists of four or six claws that cradle the diamond. Because this setting allows the maximum amount of light to enter a stone from all angles, it sometimes can make a diamond appear larger and ...

Marcel Tolkowsky

Jewelry; Diamond

In 1919 Marcel Tolkowsky calculated the best theoretical compromise for the cut of a diamond to release the most beauty. The width of the table facet was found to be 53% of the total width of the ...

emerald shape

Jewelry; Diamond

A rectangular or square-shaped cut-cornered diamond.

channel setting

Jewelry; Diamond

Used most frequently for wedding bands and anniversary bands, a channel setting will set the stones right next to each other without metal separating them.


Jewelry; Diamond

A feather is a type of inclusion or flaw within a diamond. It is described often as a small crack, fissure or gletz.

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