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Cushion cut diamonds:

The Cushion Cut was evolved from the "Old Mine Cut" that was developed before the turn of the century. A cushion cut is square to rectangular cut with rounded corners and 58 brilliant facets that resemble a pillow shape, hence the name. The recent popularity for cushion cuts began some years ago, and the demand has increased as designers and Vintage dealers continue to use them. Cushion cut diamonds look especially nice in Vintage settings so are a great choice if that is the type of ring you are seeking.

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A diamond cut that will always be lauded for its timeless appeal is the cushion cut diamonds. Born with a uniquely different style of cut, which bespeaks of its intricate nature, the cushion cut diamond is a beautiful bonding of the traditional and contemporary. The name itself is enough to signify the subtle nature of the cut. Resembling the look and soft nature of a pillow or cushion, the cushion cut diamond as it has thus been named, is either square or rectangular in shape with rounded corners. They are also known by the name ‘candlelight diamond’.

The 19th century saw traces of the cushion cut diamond. Due to the fact that it was basically a cross between the old mine cut and the
modern oval cut, they were considered to be the most sought after diamond cuts in the 19
th century. They continued to climb the ladder of popularity well into the 20th century. Ever since the cushion cut diamond took birth, it underwent a series of transformation thanks to the launching of new technologies and sophisticated tools. Today, we have a beautiful diamond, uniquely styled and meticulously created. It is also one of the most sought after cuts, we have today.

The cushion cut diamonds possess an average number of 60 facets and may come in either square or rectangular shape. A cushion cut diamond of length-to-width ratio of 1.0 is considered the most ideal. Those which have a ratio higher than 1.0 bears the rectangular shape.

Fascinating Facts about Cushion Cut Diamonds:

  • The cushion cut diamond is considered to be the oldest of all the fancy cut diamonds. It is apparently over 300 years old.

  • Cushion cut diamonds come in a wide variety of facet patterns and are known either as ‘Cushion Brilliant’,or ‘Modified Cushion Brilliant’

  • The soft edges of a cushion cut diamonds are blessed with a unique ability to capture and return a wide spectrum of candlelight colors.

  • The ‘sparkling water’ and the ‘crushes ice’ effect is a common occurrence in a modern cushion cut diamond.

  • A cushion cut diamond has large facets and because of this, the inclusions and blemishes present in the stone become a lot more prominent.

  • Because of its rounded edges, the cushion cut diamonds are not prone to chipping nor does it pose as an obstacle in one’s day to day activities.

  • The cushion cut diamonds have been originally designed to deliver sparkle and shimmer under the effect of candlelight.

Tips to Buy Cushion Cut Diamond:

Cushion cut diamond is an ideal choice for someone who is looking for an eye-catchy bling. Since the cushion cut diamond has large facets, it will highlight even the slightest tints of color, inclusions and blemishes present. Hence, it is recommended to go for a cushion cut diamond of high quality and grades. Lastly, ensure that you buy cushion cut diamond that has been certified by well established laboratories like EGL, AGS, IGI and GIA.

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CompareDetailsShapeCaratColorClarity CutCertificatePrice
View Cushion0.31HVS1 Very Good EGL USD 496
View Cushion0.40HVS2 Very Good EGL USD 622
View Cushion0.40HVS2 Very Good EGL USD 622
View Cushion0.40GVS2 Very Good EGL USD 636
View Cushion0.40FVVS1 Very Good EGL USD 636
View Cushion0.41FVS1 Very Good EGL USD 646
View Cushion0.35DVS2 Very Good EGL USD 700
View Cushion0.30DVS1 Very Good EGL USD 720
View Cushion0.39FVS1 Very Good Diamonds-USA USD 741
View Cushion0.41FVS2 Very Good EGL USD 773
View Cushion0.44DVS2 Very Good EGL USD 810
View Cushion0.34DVS1 Very Good EGL USD 816
View Cushion0.34EVVS2 Very Good EGL USD 816
View Cushion0.50HVVS2 C.E Very Good EGS/EGL USD 825
View Cushion0.45ESI1 Very Good EGL USD 875
View Cushion0.46EVS1 Very Good EGL USD 888
View Cushion0.37EVVS2 Very Good EGL USD 888
View Cushion0.47DVS1 Very Good EGL USD 900
View Cushion0.47DVS1 Very Good EGL USD 900
View Cushion0.48DVS1 Very Good EGL USD 912
View Cushion0.36DVVS2 Very Good EGL USD 936
View Cushion0.37DVVS2 Very Good EGL USD 962
View Cushion0.71GSI2 Ideal EGL USD 994
View Cushion0.39DVVS2 Very Good EGL USD 1,014
View Cushion0.54DSI2 Very Good EGL USD 1,037
View Cushion0.47DVS1 Very Good EGL USD 1,100
View Cushion0.73HVS1 C.E Ideal EGS/EGL USD 1,106
View Cushion0.80FVS2 C.E Excellent EGS/EGL USD 1,109
View Cushion0.50DSI1 Very Good EGL USD 1,260
View Cushion0.86GVS1 C.E Very Good EGS/EGL USD 1,410
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