step cut

  1. a cut consisting of a rectangular girdle, often faceted, with two or more tiers of narrow facets running parallel to the girdle on both the crown and the pavilion: used especially in stones in which color is more important than brilliance.

Origin of step cut

First recorded in 1860–65

Other words from step cut

  • step-cut, adjective

Words Nearby step cut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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