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Brilliant Cut Diamonds vs. Old Mine Cut Diamonds December 23, 2013 – Posted in: Jewelry Blog

The difference between the Brilliant Cut is that it is modern and the Old Mine Cut is antique. The explanation, however, is a lot more complicated than just age. The term ‘cut’ describes both the shape of a diamond and the symmetry, proportion, and polish of its facets. In this case, brilliant cut and old mine cut both refer to the symmetry and proportions cut into a diamond. The following is a brief overview of…

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