Metamorphosis butterfly with trapezoid diamonds and marquise brown diamonds, on display at TEFAF 2022. Photo: Handout
Metamorphosis butterfly with trapezoid diamonds and marquise brown diamonds, on display at TEFAF 2022. Photo: Handout

Bored of oval and pear shaped diamonds? High jewellery houses Cartier and Chaumet are going beyond traditional gem cuts, bringing a contemporary freshness to vintage-inspired luxury collections

  • Gem-cutting styles, especially for diamonds, are getting a reboot as designers look at different ways of adding artistic intrigue to their jewels
  • Funky geometric shapes like trilliants, kites and trapezoids are antique cuts that have recently become popular in bridal jewellery because of their originality

Metamorphosis butterfly with trapezoid diamonds and marquise brown diamonds, on display at TEFAF 2022. Photo: Handout
Metamorphosis butterfly with trapezoid diamonds and marquise brown diamonds, on display at TEFAF 2022. Photo: Handout
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