Rose Cut Diamonds
cuts look like diamonds which have been cut upside-down, they rise to a
point at the top, and are often flat at the base. The bottom is flat.
The crown is domed shaped and the facets meet in a point in the center.
Invented in the mid 16th century, the Rose Cut is also known by the the
Antwerp rose, Crowned Rose Cut, Dutch Cut, and the Full Holland Cut. The
Rose cut can form a single hemisphere for a total of 24 facets or it
can be two back-to-back hemispheres (Double Dutch Rose) forming a total
of 48 facets. The "Senaille Cut" is a Rose cut with irregular or