In the style of an obelisk - a tapering tower with a pyramidal termination at the top, designed to stand on end - usually used with decorative stones, lapidary material or very large cut gemstones, for example the Dom Pedro aquamarine in the Smithsonian Institution is an obelisk cut.
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