The epitome of understated romance, the cushion cut diamond is a timeless choice for an engagement ring. With their softened square or rectangular shape and eye-catching brilliance, they offer a classic look with old world charm. It's no surprise that cushions have risen in popularity. Karlie Kloss, Gabrielle Union and Kayla Itsines are just a few of the celebrities who rock this diamond cut.
Cushions hide inclusions very well and are known for their soft, pillow-like shape. While generally less brilliant than round brilliant diamonds, cushion cut diamonds often have better fire, which is part of their appeal. The standards for cushion cut diamonds vary more than most other shapes and personal taste will dictate choice. They are also one of the few diamonds with so many variations. There are three main types of cushion cut diamonds: Old Mine cut antique cushion, cushion modified and cushion brilliant.
Head below to learn more about three types of cushion cuts.