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Cushion cut diamond:

The Cushion Cut diamond 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 diamond looks especially nice in Vintage settings so are a great choice if that is the type of ring you are seeking.

In the search below no field is mandatory, you may select the Cushion cut diamond budget to get results. Which you may narrow the results by limiting any other fields, to get an eye clean and white diamond you may choose H or better color (D to H) and SI1 or better clarity (IF,VVS or VS),if you are on a budget that does not give results go down to SI2 which many are also eye
clean or go down with the color to I or J.

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A diamond cut that will always be lauded for its timeless appeal is the cushion cut diamond. 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  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 cuts 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 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 1.05 bears the rectangular shape.


Fascinating Facts about Cushion Cut Diamond:

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

  • It comes 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 diamond is 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 cuts.

  • If a cushion cut 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 diamonds are not prone to chipping nor does it pose as an obstacle in one’s day to day activities.

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

Tips to Buy a Cushion 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, IGL and GIA.


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Compare ShapeCaratColorClarity CutCertificatePriceDetails
CushionCushion 0.51GVVS2   GIA USD 1,178 View
CushionCushion 0.80DSI3   EGL USD 1,188 View
CushionCushion 0.53GVVS1   GIA USD 1,192 View
CushionCushion 0.55HVVS1   GIA USD 1,225 View
CushionCushion 0.73DSI1 C.E Ideal EGS/EGL USD 1,294 View
CushionCushion 0.61FVS1   GIA USD 1,327 View
CushionCushion 0.56EVS2   GIA USD 1,364 View
CushionCushion 0.70JVS2 Ideal GIA USD 1,374 View
CushionCushion 0.70GVVS2   EGL USD 1,482 View
CushionCushion 0.72JSI1 Ideal GIA USD 1,510 View
CushionCushion 0.73EI1   GIA USD 1,528 View
CushionCushion 0.74JVS1 Ideal GIA USD 1,628 View
CushionCushion 0.71GSI2 Ideal GIA USD 1,636 View
CushionCushion 0.70JVS1 Ideal GIA USD 1,637 View
CushionCushion 0.71JSI1 Ideal GIA USD 1,643 View
CushionCushion 0.71ISI2 Ideal GIA USD 1,672 View
CushionCushion 0.75IVS1   GIA USD 1,703 View
CushionCushion 0.71HVS2 Ideal GIA USD 1,740 View
CushionCushion 0.76JVVS1 Ideal GIA USD 1,746 View
CushionCushion 0.71GSI1 Ideal GIA USD 1,772 View
CushionCushion 0.73ISI1 Ideal GIA USD 1,781 View
CushionCushion 0.74DSI1 Ideal GIA USD 1,805 View
CushionCushion 0.70HVVS1 Ideal GIA USD 1,810 View
CushionCushion 0.73HVS2 Ideal GIA USD 1,814 View
CushionCushion 0.70HVVS1   GIA USD 1,814 View
CushionCushion 0.79GSI2 Ideal GIA USD 1,827 View
CushionCushion 0.71GVS2 Ideal GIA USD 1,828 View
CushionCushion 0.71ESI1 Ideal GIA USD 1,838 View
CushionCushion 0.71FSI2 Ideal GIA USD 1,854 View
CushionCushion 0.87ISI2 Ideal GIA USD 1,899 View
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