Shield Cut

Shield Cut

Shield Cut The term shield cut, as suggested by Tillander, indicates all historical triangular cuts. The basic blueprint comes from half an octahedron. When an octahedron is cleaved through the middle, each half forms a stone with a large, flat bottom and a triangular...
Single Cut

Single Cut

Single Cut Old Single Cut An Old Single Cut; a Square Table Cut with Faceted Corners. The Old Single Cut is a variation to the early Table Cuts and is encountered from the earliest days of diamond cutting on. All one has to do to create one is to grind off the four...
Swiss Cut

Swiss Cut

Swiss Cut Swiss cut diamonds are the late 19th-century predecessor to the 20th century Single Cut. Their crowns are built up out of a table facet, eight crown star facets, and eight bezel facets. Main facets are lacking which forms the difference with Brilliant Cut...
Table Cut

Table Cut

Table Cut The term ‘table cut’ is used to indicate all types of cuts that have a table facet. Cuts that fall under this header are the historical full table, mirror or spread table, French, scissor and Peruzzi cuts. But also the modern brilliant, princess...