To many antique jewelry experts, this is the reason why goldsmiths of those days used rose cut diamonds; so the jewels would sparkle better in the candle light. To prove this, the Adin Museum of Fairy Tale Artifacts is showcasing some of their rose cut diamond jewelry in a candlelight environment. There remains the question that in what other than the light of candles, oil lamps and torches rose cut diamonds had to sparkle, since there wasn’t any electricity yet.
The Adin Museum Of Fairy Tale Artifacts proudly presents:
Once upon a time… a long long time ago, soirées (French for… “soirees”) were illuminated by romantic glimmering candlelight, smelly oil lamps and asphyxiating smothering torches. And all the people were happy (deep sigh) and their pieces of jewelry set with rose cut diamonds were shining and sparkling as beautiful as can be…