from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pear-shaped or oval gem, especially a diamond, cut in long triangular facets.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An oval or pearshaped diamond having its entire surface cut in triangular facets.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form in which the diamond is sometimes cut; that form which would result from joining two rose diamonds back to back and adding several rows of triangular facets. (See rose and diamond.) Also brilliolette, briolet.
Co.rtesy Loree Rodkin Co. Jessica Biel shows off white-gold and diamond quatrefoil earrings with briolette dangles.
Prize; Prize Value: A black onyx briolette necklace, a mother-of-pearls earrings, a santa pouch & brush guards. $60 value
Charm also carries tiny discs with engraved initials that include a quartz briolette by Cari $50.
Alexander I gave only the eight huge, briolette-cut diamonds to Josephine in about 1810, after
Two of the best diamond looks included ravishing Kate Hudson in a long diamond sautoir necklace worn down her back, briolette diamond and baguette diamond drop earrings, a 15.65 carat emerald cut diamond ring, and a diamond cocktail ring all from Cartier and Screen Actor's Guild winner Christina Hendricks from "Mad Men" in rose-cut diamond pendant earrings and a rose-cut diamond ring from Irit Designs.
The pendant is a whimsical sterling silver angel wing and next to it is a wire wrapped faceted amethyst briolette.
Amy Poehler - Fred Leighton - 2 carat oval rose cut diamond studs; diamond and coral chain necklace, diamond briolette chain; rose cut diamond ring
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Cate Blanchett - H. Stern - Arabesque diamond earrings with cognac briolette drops;
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