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  • adj. Cut flat on the reverse, and with a convex face formed of triangular facets in rows; said of diamonds and other precious stones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Cut flat on the reverse, and with a convex face formed of triangular facets in rows; -- said of diamonds and other precious stones. See Rose diamond, under rose. Cf. brilliant, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Cut with a series of triangular facets, the whole surface rounding up from the girdle.

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Examples

  • Ms. de Guitaut says that the third rose-cut diamond on the howdah blanket moves sideways to reveal the keyhole where it is wound up.

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  • It's like a tray, it makes layers and layers, and when you cut into it, it isn't always filled in the middle so I'd love to fill it with silver or rose gold, or even place some little rose-cut diamonds inside.

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  • Co.rtesy Loree Rodkin Co. Actress Kyra Sedgwick sports white-gold and diamond rose-cut open-pear-shaped earrings.

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  • Reuters The first lady accessorized with white gold and diamond bangles, a white gold and black rhodium rose-cut diamond large signet ring with a 10-carat center stone, and white gold and triple rose-cut diamond earrings by designer Loree Rodkin.

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  • Two of Lalique's most stunning pieces on display here are a necklace of patinated glass, enamel, gold and rose-cut diamonds that captures the natural beauty of poppies, and a handcrafted gold pendant that depicts a scene of snow-covered trees.

    Glories of the Gilded Age

  • There are 191-carats worth of Columbia's most beautiful emeralds on there, completely set by 16 carats of rose-cut and drop-shaped diamonds.

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  • Some said the rose-cut diamonds from the cleaved material were sold to him by the Jew Abraham Nathan.

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  • At the end of the overpowering hallway was a throne, eight feet high at the back and decorated with arabesques of rose-cut gemstones.

    Carnivores of Light and Darkness

  • She preferred the twelve brilliants called Hazarins, from the name of the Cardinal who had enriched the treasury with them, a few rose-cut diamonds, and the Sanci.

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  • Therefore it took him but a little time to get tired of arguing with a person who agreed with everything he said and consequently never furnished him a provocative to flare up and show what he could do when it came to clear, cold, hard, rose-cut, hundred-faceted, diamond-flashing reasoning.

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