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(of a gemstone) cut with a hemispherical faceted crown and a flat base
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  • Porter's offering to Mary was a quaint ring set with rose-cut diamonds and emeralds.

    Contrary Mary Temple Bailey
  • None of the rose-cut diamonds is equal in beauty to the brilliants.

  • The crystal covering is sometimes cut in table form, but is more often rose-cut.

    Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,
  • The patterns are chiefly for seals, and for breast ornaments and clasps set with rose-cut stones in rococo settings.

    Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,
  • The prettiest cap for the balance is one of those foilback stones in imitation of a rose-cut diamond.

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