Old European Cut

Posted on Sep 5, 2016 in Gemcutting | No Comments
Old European Cut

As you may know, the Old European Cut (OEC) design was a 19th century evolution of earlier, simpler designed use for diamonds. Eventually the OEC was superseded by better performing designs, especially by what we now call the Standard Round Brilliant (SRB). While it is completely true that the SRB optically out-performs the venerable OEC, […]