Multiple diamond cuts have been in trend throughout history, and each one keeps its little secrets. The cushion cut diamond is an antique cut, and is sometimes referred to as the ‘candlelight diamond’ as it was designed prior to electric lights, when diamonds were cut to sparkle in candlelight. It has been around for nearly 200 years, and was the engagement ring cut of choice for a century.
Who is wearing Cushion Cut Rings?
Some of the most famous celebrities in the world have decided that their engagement should be sealed with a cushion cut ring in recent years.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have been the latest couple to marry with a cushion cut ring. The 3.5-carat, cushion-cut diamond rests on an 18k yellow gold band that features delicate art nouveau details.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West won’t get out of the list. Kanye West asked for the hand of his wife superstar with a cushion cut engagement ring estimated at $ 2 million, it is an impeccable 15 carat diamond from the jeweler Lorraine Schwartz. Unfortunately it won’t stand long when it was robbed in Paris 2016 in a hotel room.
The English Royalty has been for centuries one considered as a family that appreciates quality and high value jewelry. They always find the point between classic and trends. That’s why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose a cushion cut diamond for they engagement. Prince Harry's impressive gift to Meghan includes a 3-carat diamond, with cushioning, but that's not all. It also included side diamonds that belonged to his mother, Princess Diana. With that real influence, the ring is worth between $ 500,000 and $ 1 million.