What is a Cushion Cut Diamond?

What is a Cushion Cut Diamond?

We understand that cushion cut diamonds have grown in popularity over the past few years and there are many reasons why. One reason is that these exquisite diamonds offer a timeless elegance that many people find irresistible. If you're considering buying a cushion cut diamond, you probably have questions about what they are, how they're made, and why they're so popular.

In this blog post we will teach you everything you need to know about cushion cut diamonds.

Characteristics of Cushion Cut Diamonds

Cushion cut diamonds have a square or rectangular shape with rounded corners, which gives them a soft, romantic look. They have a large number of facets, which allows them to sparkle in a way that other diamond shapes can't match.

The 4 Cs Of Diamonds

When shopping for any diamond, it's important to consider the 4 Cs: carat weight, color, clarity, and cut. These four factors determine the quality and value of a diamond, and they're especially important when it comes to cushion cut diamonds. The way a cushion cut diamond is cut can have a significant impact on its brilliance and fire. At Springer's Jewelers, we carefully select cushion cut diamonds that have a high cut grade to ensure that our customers receive the best quality diamonds.

Popular Styles of Cushion Cut Diamonds

We understand that each customer has their own unique preferences and budget. That's why we offer a variety of styles of cushion cut diamonds to choose from. Some of our most popular styles include the classic cushion cut, the modified cushion cut, and the cushion brilliant cut. Each style has its own unique characteristics, so we encourage our customers to browse our selection and find the style that best fits their personal preferences and budget.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Cushion Cut Diamonds

Advantages Of Cushion Cut Diamonds

Like any diamond shape, cushion cut diamonds have their advantages and disadvantages. One of the biggest advantages of cushion cut diamonds is their versatility. They look great in a variety of settings, from vintage to modern, and they complement a wide range of personal styles. 

Disadvantages of Cushion Cut Diamonds

However, they do have some drawbacks, including a slightly lower level of brilliance than some other diamond shapes. At Springer's Jewelers, we provide our customers with all the information they need to make an informed decision about whether a cushion cut diamond is the right choice for them.

How To Care For Cushion Cut Diamonds

At Springer's Jewelers, we understand the importance of maintaining the beauty and value of your cushion cut diamond. That's why we offer a variety of services to help our customers care for their diamonds, including professional cleaning and inspections. We also provide tips and advice on how to clean and care for your diamond at home to ensure that it remains in pristine condition for years to come.


Cushion cut diamonds are a beautiful and versatile diamond shape that has remained popular for centuries. At Springer's Jewelers, we're proud to offer a wide selection of cushion cut diamonds in various styles to suit the unique preferences and budgets of our customers. By considering the 4 Cs, choosing a style that fits your personal preferences and budget, and taking good care of your diamond, you can enjoy the timeless elegance of a cushion cut diamond for years to come. 

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