Definition of step-cut in English:
(Of a gem) cut in straight facets round the centre.
- Two samples of variety 3 cordierite were faceted: The larger stone weighs 3.9 carats and is a lozenge cut, and the other, a 3.4-carat stone, has a marquise crown and a step-cut pavilion.
- If a step-cut diamond has rounded-off facets in the corners, this is a variant of the step-cut called the emerald cut.
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