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A modification of the brilliant cut that is used for small stones. It has a crown similar to that of the English star cut but a pavilion with 8 pavilion facets and 8 star facets, i.e. 16 facets in the crown and 16 in the pavilion.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson