More popularly known today as the brilliant cut diamond, a round cut diamond has 58 facets that gained popularity in 1919. The round cut diamonds’ reputation began when Marcel Tolkowsky published his work entitled “Diamond Design: A Study of the Reflection and Refraction of Light in Diamond.” Tolkowsky’s mathematical equation of round diamonds became the standard specification used as reference by jewelry cutters, which through time was perfected through advancement in craftsmanship and technological innovation in jewelry cutting tools.
The appeal of a round diamond relies on the symmetry of the cut making the stone embrace more light like no other. The clarity and fire of a conflict free diamond comes out naturally giving out the brilliance and sparkle expected of these gems. Unlike other cuts, diamond jewelers take most away the roughness of the diamond, presenting a diamond carat that’s worthy of your investment.
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