Trade term referring to the proportions, symmetry, and polish of a gemstone.
The proportions of a diamond's cut. A certified diamond will have proportions that reflect light well to maximize brilliance.
Make of the stone's proportions as determined by its cut. The better the make, the more fire and brilliance in the diamond. A worse make results in the stone's inability to reflect light well, which means it will sparkle less.
The quality of the symmetry and finish of a polished stone.
The proportions to which a diamond has been cut. A good make will have proportions that maximize the brilliance and fire of a diamond. A poor make will lead to a diamond that has little sparkle due to the inability of the cut to properly reflect light.
A trade term that refers to the proportions and finish of a polished diamond, as in good make or poor make.
The term for proportions and finish of a cut gemstone. For pearls, the make relates to the match of pearls, quality of drilling and stringing of strands.