Origin of the Modern Brilliant Cut

marcel tolkowskyRound cut diamonds are by far the most popular shape. In fact, a little over 75% of all diamonds sold are round cuts. The modern round brilliant cut was discovered by Marcel Tolkowsky (pictured above), who published a paper in 1919 describing mathematically the ideal proportions for reflecting the most light through the top of the stone.

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