Plate 2: Star and step cuts: 1a, b, c, Star-cut (of Mr. Cair). 2, a, b, Step-cut, four-sided. 3 b, Step-cut, six-sided. 4 b, c, Step-cut, eight-sided. 5 a, b, Mixed-cut. 6 a, b, Cut with double facets. 7 a, b, c, Cut with elongated brilliant facets. 8 a, b, c, Maltese cross cut.