Bijan Diamonds Dictionary
Bijan Diamonds dictionary of common loose diamonds and diamond jewelry terms in the industry and their meanings.
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The proportions and finish are also referred to as the "make" of a diamond or gemstone.

The dimensions of the diamond listed as "minimum diameter - maximum diameter x depth" for round diamonds and "length x width x depth" for fancy shaped diamonds. (ex: 6.46 - 6.16 x 4.46)

Micro Pave Setting
Some settings are too small to be set with the naked eye. They are set with the aid of a microscope and delicate setting tools. This process is called a Micro Pave setting.