Definitions for "Diamond cut"
Keywords:  brilliant, facets, cut, bright, scallop
Small scallop like bright cuts in metal created with a diamond cutting tool that create the illusion of diamonds being set into the metal.
See grid cut.
A faceted, bright look is achieved by making tiny angled cuts into the surface.
This is usually done with straight grain veneers. If a rectangle is divided into four quadrants, the veneers match at an angle to the quadrant line and the grain forms a "V" at these lines. The result is a diamond shape formed by the grain directions.