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Diamond Glossary


diamond glossary, BarninkaDiamond Terms A
  1. Abrasion
  2. Antwerp
  3. Asscher

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diamond glossary, BarninkaDiamond Term Explanation

  1. Tiny nicks along facet junctions, producing white fuzzy lines instead of sharp crisp facet edges.
  2. Antwerp, the home town of Barninka Diamond Manufacturers.
    Antwerpen in Flemish, Anvers in French. Diamond center of the world, buy there wholesale diamonds direct from diamond manufacturer Barninka. The first Diamond Bourse (stock exchange) was founded here in 1460.
    2nd largest port of Europe on the river Scheldt, Belgium.
  3. Fancy diamond with the shape of a square emerald cut. Originally invented early 1900 by Asscher, a diamond cutter from Amsterdam.

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