History of the Trilliant Cut Diamond (aka Trillion, Trielle)
Diamonds became popular as ornaments in jewelry in the 1400's and the
different techniques and styles of diamond cuts such as the Trilliant
Diamond were gradually developed over many years. This modern triangular
cut was designed by the Henry Meyer Diamond Company of New York in 1962.
Description of the Trilliant Cut Diamond
The description of an Trilliant Cut Diamond (Trillion) is: A Trilliant,
or Trillion, diamond is cut in a triangle shape, that is three sided.
These cuts have a total of 31 facets. There are two different variations
of these cuts. The curved cut used for single, centre stones, and the
uncurved cut used as side stones. Aspect ratio: The ideal ratio of
length to width in a trilliant cut diamond should be the same length as
the stone is wide. (1:1 aspect ratio)
Trilliant Cut Diamond (Trillion) - the Cutting Process
Diamond Facets are
the smooth surface areas of a diamond which are cut and polished to
control the brilliance and the durability of a diamond. A skilful
diamond cutter brings out all the brilliance and sparkle of a diamond by
choosing the most appropriate cut, such as the Trilliant Diamond cut.
Symbolism & Meaning of Diamonds
The traditional properties closely associated with diamonds are
action, passion, and energy. Jewelry containing diamonds are believed to
enhance relationships, increasing inner strength and provide the wearer
with balance, clarity and abundance. Wearing jewelry containing a
diamond will focus the energies of the precious gemstone through the
Diamonds are Forever...
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