The cushion cut has rounded corners and larger facets. It has more fire (rainbow-colored flashes of light) than any other cut. Length/width ratios range in this cut from perfectly square to rectangular elongated cushion cuts to suit any style. Cushion cut diamonds can also have a vintage feel when paired with the right details. Find the perfect cushion cut diamond today!
What are the different types of cushion cut diamonds?
Cushions come in two styles of cut. The traditional cut exhibits large, distinct facets that reflect light in bold flashes. The "crushed ice" cut gives you less distinct facets but a beautiful, glittery sparkle. Either style is just as versatile as round and works well with almost any setting.
Are cushion cut diamonds a good value?
Because of their large facets, cushion-cut diamonds are also an extraordinary value. They are one of our least expensive cuts, sometimes well over 25% less than a round cut diamond. The cut is relatively deep, which can make the diamond look smaller than most shapes, so you may want to opt for a larger carat weight.
Do cushion cut diamonds look smaller?
These stones have a deeper cut, so cushion cuts can look smaller than other shapes of similar diamond carat weight. If you are considering a cushion cut diamond, you might want to consider selecting a higher carat weight diamond.
Are cushion cut diamonds popular?
Yes, cushion cut diamonds are a popular choice for engagement rings of all styles. Cushion cut diamonds are our third most popular for engagement rings. Celebrities including Gabrielle Union, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Leighton Meester and Kim Kardashian have all worn engagement rings featuring cushion cut diamonds.
Is a cushion cut diamond more expensive?
When compared to a round brilliant diamond, cushion cuts are actually around 25% less expensive. They are still a very brilliant cut that offers incredible sparkle.
Are cushion diamonds a good cut?
Depending on the stone features you're looking for, cushion cut diamonds are a great choice. They offer impressive sparkle and a unique shape.
What is an elongated cushion cut?
The standard cushion cut diamond is closer to a square shape, but more recent rings have been featuring an elongated cushion. Elongated cushion cut engagement rings feature the classic cushion faceting in a longer, more-rectangular shape.
What makes a cushion cut look larger?
Because the cut-depth of a cushion diamond can be deeper, these stones may look smaller than their carat weight would suggest. A cushion cut diamond that is faceted a little shallower will maximize its perceived size. Additional features, such as setting the stone in a halo engagement ring, can make it look larger. Elongated cushion cuts will look larger due to increased finger coverage.