A hemispherical diamond with the curved part cut in triangular facets.
- I'm sorry I couldn't get you that rose diamond, but I thought you might like the next best thing.
- The most expensive were composed of a carved hardstone mounted in gold, with or without enameling, and with push-pieces of moonstone or sapphires bordered by rose diamonds.
- Cabochon-cut gemstones were almost always used for the push-piece, most often moonstone or Mecca stone (chalcedony stained blue-gray or pink), and these were often surrounded by rose diamonds or half pearls.
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