Eugénie Diamond

Eugénie Diamond

Eugénie Diamond Believed to be of Brazilian origin, this much-traveled diamond has not only changed hands many times, it’s also one of the few diamonds to successfully change its name. Its history is that familiar tale of royal ownership highlighted by all the perils,...
European Cut

European Cut

European Cut Diamonds cut in the later 19th and early 20th-century cutting houses are called ‘Old European Cuts’, a term which indicates stones with round outlines, reasonable symmetry, octagonal table facets, deep pavilions, high crowns,...
Excelsior Diamond

Excelsior Diamond

Excelsior Diamond June 30, 1893, appeared to be just another day at the Jagersfontein Mine in South Africa until a worker, performing the mundane task of shoveling dirt into a truck, made the startling discovery of a rough, magnificent looking diamond. Fearing that...
Facet

Facet

Facet Definition A facet is a flat, planar surface ground onto a gemstone or diamond. Facets can be produced in many shapes and sizes and are generally arranged in groups depending on the shape and cutting style of the gem material. Facets can be broken down...