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bril′liant cut`

a cut intended to enhance the brilliance of a gem without sacrificing weight, characterized by a form resembling two pyramids set base to base and typically having 58 facets. Compare emerald cut, marquise (def. 3a).
bril′liant-cut`, adj.
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Chaumet's white gold bracelet pares down the headdress to its essentials: a curved line of brilliant-cut diamonds, topped by a pear-shaped pink sapphire of 2 carats or more.
The handcrafted high heels are encrusted with 54 brilliant-cut white diamonds of 1 carat (54 carats) and 2460 rose cut white sapphires (416,2 carats) with 19K yellow gold and platinum encrusted soles.
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