VINTAGE14kt GOLD, OLD MINE CUT DIAMOND FLOWER STICK PIN

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  • Item Category: Jewelry
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 30, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

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EARLY ESTATE

Early Vintage

MINE CUT DIAMOND & 14kt GOLD STICK PIN

FLOWER MOTIF MOUNT

Old Mine Cut: This diamond cut is square, but with gently rounded corners and brilliant-style facets. The crown is typically high, the table is small, and the culet is large enough to be visible through the top of the stone.

What Are Old Mine Cut Diamonds?

Old Mine Cut diamonds are stones which have a high crown to them as well as a small table. The culet on this type of stone is also unique compared to other gems as it is flattened on the bottom as opposed to being pointy in nature. They are often square in shape and the corners are a bit rounded to give the stone a unique and unforgettable look. With the way in which the gem is cut, it provides those viewing it with a colorful, brilliant vision. The light is able to pass through the stone in such a way that it produces a beautiful result. An Old Mine Cut stone is one which has a bit of a cushion shape to it and appears more squarish than some of the other styles out t

How Did These Gems Get Their Name?

The name Old Mine Cut came about due to the fact that the diamonds used to be taken from the old mines located throughout India. This differs from many of the stones today which
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