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From Princess to Cinderella – How to Cut a Princess Diamond - by Mike Botha

Posted by Diamond Palace Jewellers on

One of the things we have discovered after serving the jewelry industry for many years through our dedicated diamond re-cut and repair service is that Princesses form a disproportionate percentage of repairs. It is also the most abused and butchered of all diamond shapes. Over the years I have seen it all. Out of center culets, misaligned girdles, no girdles, Great Wall of China girdles, steep and flat facet groups and diamonds proportionately compromised with weights that they had no right to. But that is not all.   Many well cut princesses have come to us over the years with...

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