Cut refers to the proportions, finish, symmetry and polish of the diamond, regardless of its shape.  These factors determine the fire and brilliance of a diamond.  Well cut diamonds sell at a premium and poorly cut diamonds sell at discounted prices.


Why is the cut important?

Remember, the beauty is in the cutting!  It is where the cutter truly expresses artistic skill, as the other 3 C's are determined by nature alone.


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