Diamonds have been used as status symbols since thousands of years but, before even modern equipment were introduced for mining diamonds were actually sighted on river beds. So, by the time science and art of cutting and polishing diamonds were introduced, uncut diamonds had already been embraced and cherished by jewellery lovers. Of late the trends in diamond jewelry have made a shift towards uncut diamonds with consumers and companies alike wanting beauty in its natural form. Malabar Gold & Diamonds have discovered and recreated these designs which were once popular as a royal symbols.
But, uncut diamonds can be threat to artisans as the type of cut is determined only after a careful study of the uncut diamond’s shape, its inclusions and other flaws which are to be removed. They also need to determine which cut should preserve the uncut diamond’s weight the most.