Diamonds are Forever, But Portuguese Cut Moissanite is a Different Story. No other stone makes such a unique and luxurious statement as the Portuguese Cut Moissanite.
People like moissanite for its novelty and its low price, but the most popular shape is actually the Portuguese cut. They are also ideal for mounting and setting in jewelry.
Portuguese cut refers to a specific type of fancy gemstone cut. Portuguese cut gemstones are characterized by the faceting technique in which the gemstone is cut with two rows of rhombic facets and three rows of triangular facets above and below the girdle (the girdle is the line that separates the upper part or crown of the lower stone or pavilion). ). Therefore, the Portuguese cut features an additional row of facets on the crown, and this unique style enhances the brilliance of the gemstone. The Portuguese cut is one of the most popular fancy cuts on the market and you will find many gemstones cuts in this style. You will notice that the Portuguese cut stones have a smaller table due to the extra row of facets on the crown.
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