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CROWN HEIGHT PERCENTAGE [1 record]

Record 1 2004-12-08

English

Subject field(s)
  • Gemmology
  • Diamond Industry
DEF

The distance between the girdle and table planes expressed as a percentage of the average girdle diameter.

CONT

The crown height percentage is calculated by dividing the crown height by the girdle diameter (girdle width for fancy cuts like the marquise).

Key term(s)
  • percentage of the crown height

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gemmologie
  • Industrie diamantaire
CONT

On calcule le pourcentage de la hauteur de la couronne en divisant la hauteur de la couronne par le diamètre du rondis (par la largeur du rondis dans le cas d'une taille fantaisie comme la taille marquise).

Spanish

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