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cushion brilliant cut diamond

  • In case you missed our recent snap story we thought it would be cool to recap our cushion cut halo  engagement ring comparison post. Imagine this: a 3 carat cushion cut diamond set in a seamless custom halo. Would you believe us if we told you that two 3 carat cushion halo engagement rings can look completely different from a bird's eye view. It is true! So many factors contribute to the look of a particular ring and just because two rings are 3 carats with cushion halos does not instantaneously mean that they will appear similar.

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  • The Lowdown: 1.50 carat cushion cut diamond, graded as "G" color "VVS1" clarity with a GIA certificate.  This diamond has also has grades of excellent polish/excellent symmetry and measurements of 7.34mm x 6.38mm making it an elongated cushion cut in ratio.  Watch the video here of this diamond alone and compared to a similar carat weight stone so you can get a better feel for its beauty before reading the article. While these statistics are all considered high end in the world of loose diamonds, taking a deeper dive will unveil a simply gorgeous, one of a kind diamond.  By nature cushion cut diamonds are arguably the most difficult diamond shape to pin down because there are so many variances in their outlines, ratios, and overall faceting appearance.  As we always stress here at Lauren B, choosing the perfect diamond should never be done by the certificate alone and is important to get a real life visual and expert analysis which is something we provide with each stone we offer our clients.  Let's break this diamond down further here: Continue reading

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