The word baguette originates from France and translates to a long thin, loaf of French bread. The baguette cut of a diamond has a striking resemblance to a baguette that is long and rectangular in shape. This cut is one of the most popular diamond cuts for engagement rings.
A Cabochon (or cutting en cabochon – French: “in the manner of a cabochon”) is a kind of cut used on gemstones where the stone is moulded and polished into a smooth, convex shape with a flat base. Cabochons or Cabs are usually circular or oval but may be cut into different shapes.