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Flashcards in Diamond Cut Deck (14):
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Cut

Refers to the shape and proportions

2

Who, when and what was the first diamond cut

India, 11th century, Point Cut

3

Table Cut

14th century, Venice, Italy

4

Rose Cut

15th century, Flat base but lack fire and brilliance,

5

Great Mogul Stones

Double Rose cuts and Briolettes

6

Sancy Diamond

Double Rose Cut

7

Single and Double Cut

17th century

8

Cardinal Mazarin

17th century French statesman

9

Triple Cut

17th Century 58 Facets include table and cult, often cushion-shaped.

10

Old Mine Cut

Cushion Triple Cut

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Old European Cut

19th Century, 58 facets, small table, large cult, deep crown and pavilion.

12

When did experiments with angles and proportions start?

Discovery of diamonds in South Africa in 19th century.

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Henry Morse (American)

Modern round brilliant 1860

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Marcel Tolkowsky

1919 19 year old produced the thesis 'American Ideal Cut.