Old Cut Diamond
Find out what kind of old cuts exist, and what makes each one peculiar in its beauty.
What is an Old Transitional Cut Diamond?
The transitional cut is a rare vintage cut that was being cut only for a few decades. Its rarity make some believe that it is just a legend since you will not find a GIA transitional cut in existence today. In the early 20th century, the European Cut was evolving and its evolution lead to the birth of the Transitional Cut.
What is the difference between an Old European vs Old Mine Cut Diamond?
The terms Old European cut and Old Mine cut are commonly confused. The majority of diamond dealers are not versed in antique jewelry and often apply a blanket title of “old miner” to all antique diamonds. In actuality, Old Mine Cuts and Old Europeans are quite different.