In efforts to differentiate themselves, and because of increasing demand for precision in cutting, many manufacturers fashioned diamonds to exacting standards throughout the decade. Note the precise arrow pattern in this 1.54 ct diamond
Grinding itself depends from reflection of light, because this enchanting effect is transfered from the diamonds facets to the curious observers eye. Quality evaluation is based on a comparison of stone with ideal proportions and symmetry of a mathematically calculated model, while all deviations from the model are classified in the International category. When it comes to design, round brilliant diamond carries the title of the most popular form, which is traditionally used to decorate the engagement ring.
A well-cut diamond displays the beauty consumers expect to see in a diamond
As a general rule, the higher the cut grade, the brighter the diamond. Under fluorescent lighting, these diamonds (left to right) display high, moderate, and low brightness
Fancy-shape diamonds, along with the classic round diamonds, are popular choices for today's jewelry consumer. - Courtesy Lazare Kaplan Diamonds
It was just a bit over a year ago that Rolex launched a new website under Rolex.org, dedicated to perpetuating the Founding Spirit of Rolex, as inherited from the man behind the Crown.
When craftsmanship and exclusive material come together, that is when timeless beauty really starts to impress.
It is exceedingly rare for a Rolex watch to combine a largely steel exterior with the lavish use of diamonds: this Lady-Datejust 28 ranks among those select few, very special pieces.
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