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Rose Cut

rose cut | ˈrōz kət

noun

A style of stone cutting that produces a gemstone with a flat, multifaceted base and semi-dome-shaped top that is covered with a varied number of triangular facets and terminates in a point

The rose cut has been in use since the 16th century. It is an early style of cutting that is thought to have originated in India, before being brought to Europe by the Venetians.

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