(Closed) Long thin step cuts?

posted 4 years ago in Rings
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Worker bee

I am not sure what a step cut, but maybe these side stones illustrate?

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Bee Keeper

The step cut can be used to achieve emerald and Asscher shaped diamonds. Step cut diamonds are either square or rectangular in shape; they have facets which are arranged parallel to the girdle. 

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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2000

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hollandaisey :  nothing to share yet but I have also become quite obsessed with baguette cut and am searching ebay like a mad woman to find a 1 Ct baguette for a solitaire 😍💍😍

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2017

 I love step cuts. I don’t own any but I love the idea of a baguette center stone.

This one is 7.75 ct !!!

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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

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Newbee

I love a step cut, but while we were researching engagement rings we discovered that too thin & long can be a spread cut which is not good (something about the light going out the bottom of the diamond and looking dull). I used Diamond Database (DiamDB.com) which was tremendously helpful with regard to specs, measurements, and gauging how it would look on my finger  + it also notes if the measurements/depth/etc. are adequate or not. Good luck!

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