Glossary: CUTDOWN
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CUTDOWN

A method of setting a gemstone by which a strip of metal surrounding the stone (or collet) is raised at intervals by narrow vertical strips of metal in order to lend it further strength.  This technique is typically seen in jewellery of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. View pieces in our current collection with cut down settings


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