Henry Grossbard

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Henry Grossbard was the inventor of the Radiant Cut,[1] a diamond cut similar to the Barrion but with different faceting, and founder of RCDC corp. marketing the original radiant cut. He came to the U.S. from Austria during World War II, and apprenticed with a diamantaire. He later became a master diamond cutter before inventing the Radiant Cut in 1976. Henry Grossbard died in 2005 in a hit and run accident, while walking his dog on Passover. The killer was never found.

His son Stanley Grossbard assumed responsibilities for RCDC corp. following Grossbard's death.[2] His son Stanley Grossbard is married to Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer.[3][4]


  1. ^ Marijan Dundek (2009). Diamonds. Marijan Dundek. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-9537884-5-3.
  2. ^ "Henry Grossbard Dies at 79".
  3. ^ "Henry Grossbard, 79, inventor of the radiant cut - JCK".
  4. ^ "The Original Radiant Cut Diamond - Radiant Cut".