Diamond Dictionary: Diamond Terms You Need to Know

Welcome to The Clear Cut Classroom where we take deep dives into all things diamonds (and jewelry)! In this episode, we go back to the basics. Listen in to learn the most commonly used diamond lingo so you can talk like an expert ✨👩‍🏫

 

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 Here are some words you should know to sound like a diamond expert!

 

cert, certification - the official certification that comes with your diamond that includes all the details about the diamond. Think of it as your diamond's birth certificate!

 

setting - when talking about an engagement ring, we often talk about the diamond and the setting. The setting refers to actual metal ring that the diamond is set onto. 

 

faceting - faceting refers to the cuts in your stone that reflect light to produce the signature sparkle and pattern of a diamond. There are many different types of faceting patterns that affect the way your diamond looks!

 

culet - the culet refers to the extra facet at the end of an antique cut diamond. So antique cut, old mine, and old european cuts all have this characteristics.

 

Thanks for tuning in! Let me know if you have any questions about the terms in the comments below.