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The girdle of a diamond on which a band of small facets has been cut to increase the brilliance. It was introduced by Ernest G. H. Schenck. A girdle with 40 small facets has been developed by Louis H. Roselaar in the United States, and is found on a multi-facet diamond and on a royal 144 cut diamond.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson