ROUND DIAMOND CUT VS CUSHION DIAMOND CUT:
Round Diamond Cut
- Round diamonds tend to have fewer flaws, more clarity, and are more forgiving, as its multi-faceted cut and brilliant sparkle can easily hide minor flaws.
- There are lots to choose from in terms of sizes from small to big.
- Readily available research and information on the best cut dimensions, clarity and color options for rounds.
- Diamond cutters have identified the exact proportions that optimize the sparkle of a round diamond.
- The clean cuts of a round diamond leave no sharp edges to be chipped, broken or snagged on fabric.
- Round diamonds are versatile in terms of style–popularly seen in solitaire or in two or three stone rings.
- Table width percentage between 54%-60%
- Depth percentage between 59%-63%
- Crown angle between 33%-35%
- Star length of 50%
- Girdle of 2.5%-4%
- Girdle thickness of thin to thick
Disadvantage:Round diamonds tend to be more expensive as compared to fancy-cut shapes like princess and emerald, simply due to the fact that they’re in much higher demand.
Cushion Diamond Cut
- If you’re looking for a halo setting, the cushion cut works especially well and is extremely popular. G-H-I color is good
- Cushion cuts combine the energy of a round brilliant with the symmetry of a radiant cut.
- Option to choose from crushed ice diamond cut (shattered glass) or antique cushion cut (chunky)
- Cushion cut diamonds tend to be about 25% less expensive than their round cut.
- Table width percentage between 55% - 65%
- Depth percentage between 61%-68%
- GIA or IGI grading report
- Thick girdle and bezel setting