Definitions for "Old European Cut"
Style of cutting popular in the 19th century, direct predecessor of the modern round brilliant cut. Old European cuts have a smaller table than the round brilliant cut, and overall depth is somewhat greater.
A round cut similar to the old mine cut, with 58 facets. First appearing around the 1880s, it is characterized by a deep pavilion, high crown, and an open culet.
a cutting style popular from c.1895:1920's, had standard 58 facets, rounded girdle, high crown angles, small table and an open culet. Good brilliance and scintillation.