One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a jewel) not yet placed in a setting; unmounted.‘ten unset sapphires’
- ‘Polishers, setters and a goldsmith all work here on view, and more than 2,500 pieces of diamond jewellery and unset diamonds are displayed.’
- ‘The consumption tax for unset polished diamond and diamond jewellery is to be collected at a reduced rate of 5 per cent.’
- ‘This is the largest diamond exhibition ever assembled and features magnificent unset stones, incredible jewelry, and wonderful artwork from the past seven centuries.’
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