What is an emerald cut gem?
The emerald cut, also known as a tapered step-cut, defines a gem or diamond with a characteristic square or rectangular shape. The emerald cut was intended for emeralds but later became a gem and diamond tradition. Its tapered corners concenters the color of any gem.
What is a rose cut gem?
rose cut, method of faceting gemstones so that the base of the stone is wide, flat, and unfaceted, whereas the top of the stone is domed and covered with triangular facets. Often in two rows, the facets are grouped so that the very highest part of the stone terminates in a point.
Are baguette diamonds fragile?
Baguettes are Brittle
Baguette Cut Diamonds are More Brittle than any other Cut of Diamond. That’s because they are Thin and Narrow (Shallow).