CUSHION CUT DIAMONDS
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While they might not be as well-known as other diamond cuts, cushion cut engagement rings have grown in popularity recently because of their brilliance. Also, commonly referred to as pillow cut diamonds, they have larger facets than other cuts and rounded corners, giving them a unique look that is diverse. As a result, you will see them in both rectangular and squares shapes.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CUSHION CUT DIAMONDS
This diamond cut has been around for more than 200 years
It was once the default diamond cut (until the 20th century)
Most people are attracted to the antique look and feel of the diamond. Therefore, its commonly used to recreate antique style engagement rings
Cushion cuts commonly have one of three pavilion facets patterns
The most popular cushion cut shape is rectangular with a 1.10 – 1.20 length to width ration. The classic style is a square cut with a 1 to 1 length to width ratio
They are ideal for every day wear – they seldom get caught on clothing and other items
A 4 prong setting is recommended. 6 prong setting are used for longer or larger rectangular cushion cuts.
Perhaps the one con of cushion cuts is that they do not have flash of other popular cuts such as round, assher, and princess.
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To view the previous engagement ring Toronto diamond cuts blog posts check out:
Diamond Cut Series: Emerald Cut Engagement Rings
Diamond Cut Series: The Pear Shaped Engagement Ring
Diamond Cut Series: Oval Diamond Engagement Rings