The brilliant cut has been developed as an ideal cut for mathematically calculated proportions. This cut maximizes a gemstone’s natural light dispersion, bending light rays toward the center of a stone and the reflecting them out again to produce fire and brilliance.
The briolette cut is actually a double rose cut with an elongated cone-shaped upper crown and rounded pavilion covered with triangular or rectangular facets.
Step cut was originally developed for diamonds but as it does not produce the sparkle and life of brilliant cut it is just used for colored gemstones.
Cross cut and French cure are modifications of the step cut. In Cross cut, the steps are divided into triangular facets that introduce more light into gemstone. This cut is usually used for weak and dark gemstones. French cut is mainly used on small gemstones with rectangular, square and triangular shapes. Ruby and sapphire are the main gemstones that are cut this way to be used in line bracelets and necklace designs
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