Briolette is a gemstone cut which has been popular since ancient Roman times.
Briolette cut evolved from a faceted form of rounded beads.
The more classical briolette cut are tear-drop shaped.
However, rectangular shaped briolettes are very rare
Traditional gemstone cuts are brilliant in one direction.
But the Briolette cut is brilliant in all directions.
Briolettes are popular in designing earrings, when earrings are suspended they
are brilliant in all angles and directions.
Briolette cut gems have sharp points at one end and the other end is rounded.
Briolette cuts are now incorporated on popular gemstones such as ruby, diamond,
sapphire,amethyst, citrines,garnets, etc