The cushion cut lab grown diamond is in news currently. Perhaps, it is the overall appeal of this
spectacular cut? Or maybe, it is the fact that Lightbox, the lab grown diamond retail brand by De
Beers, has recently added this trendy cut to its collections.
The cushion cut was very popular during the Victorian and the Edwardian eras. In the present day
and age, the cushion cut continues to be a rage among the bridal buyers; it has done especially well
in this season. The wedding shoppers seem to be completely taken in by the vintage appeal of the
cushion cut lab grown diamond.
The cushion cut is also known as the pillow cut or the candlelight cut. As the name suggests, the
cushion cut lab grown diamond has a square to rectangular shape with rounded corners which
closely resembles a pillow. It usually has 58 large facets which allow greater light dispersion, thereby
adding to the more fire and brilliance of the cut.
The cushion cut was first spotted in the 19 th century, and it has come a long way since then. The
modern day cushion cut may be described as a cross between the old mine cut and modern oval
In this cut, the lab grown diamond looks chunkier and more radiant. The enlarged culet associated
with this cut creates a distinctive look. According to Lumera Diamonds, "Many buyers are attracted
to the antique feel combined with modern performance offered by the cushion cut."