Above: Mariko Mori, *Pure Land,* 1996-98, glass with photo interlayer
A Buddha Cut is a special diamond cut in the shape of a Buddha. It is a composed cut from the modified pavilion part of a brilliant cut and a faceted upper crown part, which makes it a delightful and iconic cut.
The Buddha cut is designed to bring luck and happiness, in a way that the light refraction will touch the human body with a kind of ultimate truth through cosmic light.
What could be more suitable than a diamond embodying the journey to enlightenment? According to Buddhism inspired artist Mariko Mori, Nirvana is being in a pure land. The MOMA represented artist imagines light coming out of a lotus, a flower with a high geometrical order, which appeals to us just like a cut diamond.
Mariko Mori, *Enlightenment Capsule*, 1996-1998, acrylic, solar transmitting
The amazing Buddhism icon of the lotus flower symbolizes the rise out of the dark to light, and displays mirrored perfection. No matter if it is in Fine art or a refined diamond cut, Buddha diamonds represent a very special and rare collector's item. Wearing a Buddha cut diamond is believed to immerse its owner into an extensive meditative experience.
The Buddha cut diamond, which was invented 20 years ago in Paris, has stirred up the imagination of genius jewellers and glamourous customers around the world. The diamond is available in a trinity fashion cut of a Buddha, according to slightly different social-cultural practises of Buddhism: Japanese, Thai and Chinese way of Buddha shape.
The patented 20th-century novelty Buddha cut is performed solely by one appointed diamond cutter in the world, and available sizes range between 0.4 ct and 7.5 ct. The cut is extracted from diamond macles, which are natural triangular manifestations of rough diamonds. Also, the mystical Buddhist symbol of the lotus flower can be scattered into endless rounded triangular shapes.
Rough diamond macles, as they are used in our diamond production
Modern interpretations of Buddha
Joy and pleasure lead to a state of life without worries and emptiness after all wishes have been fulfilled, and the Buddha is a symbol for a state of mind of peace and rest before new wishes begin to trouble the mind again. A meditative meeting between sky and water represents the endless dream of life.
These experiences are the start of a beautiful journey into new Buddha-Style inspired diamond jewelry. Have a look at the beautiful Buddha style jewelry in our shop. Are you interested in a Buddha diamond? Please contact us for more information.