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The Secret Formula for Maximum Diamond Sparkle

“Hi, I read through your post on selecting the best Blue Nile Diamonds and picked a couple of diamonds out that I think meet the geometric recommendations that you laid out. Links below.  What I am looking for: Diamond over 1ct – 1.2ct Eye Clean Diamond will be set in a white gold setting (in […]

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Diamond Design by Marcel Tolkowsky, a Study of Brilliance and Dispersion for Round Diamonds

The book Diamond Design by Marcel Tolkowsky was written in 1919, as an analysis of diamond proportions for the purpose of determining the exact proportions which would produce optimum brilliance and dispersion in a round brilliant cut diamond.  The Tolkowsky family has contributed a lot to the advancement of diamond cutting over the years, I […]

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