Diamond Anatomy

Table: The largest facet of the diamond, which comprises the flat surface on the top of the stone, resembling a 'table'.

Crown This is the top portion of the diamond, located above the girdle and extending below the table.

Girdle Forming the outer edge of the diamond, this is where the crown and the pavilion meet.

Pavilion Located at the bottom of the diamond, the pavilion bridges the girdle and the culet.

Culet The culet is the facet at the bottom tip of a gemstone. The quality of the Culet is typically specified in a diamond certificate; the ideal Culet is not visible to the unaided eye

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