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Diamond Glossary


Diamond Terms N
  1. Natural
  2. Needle
  3. Nick



Diamond Term Explanation

  1. Part of the rough diamond remaining on the diamond, having survived the cutting process. This is usually the sign of a over cost-conscious cutter attempting to maximize the weight retention of the rough diamond.
  2. A long, thin included crystal which looks like a tiny rod.
  3. A notch near the girdle or a facet edge.