table cut

table cut

noun Jewelry.
1.
a variety of step cut in which a very large table is joined to the girdle with a bevel.
2.
(formerly) a diamond cut in which the natural octahedral crystal of the diamond is used intact, the only cutting being in the formation of the table and culet.

Origin:
1680–90

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