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Cushion cut is in the shape of a square cut with rounded corners and looks like a pillow because of its soft surface. Cushion cut’s history goes back to the 19th century, it was the most popular cut for the first century of its existence and it doesn’t seem to lose its popularity very soon. It wasn’t always known by this name, in past it was known as the Mine cut but the cushion cut we see now, is different from the mine cut.
Many celebrities wear a cushion cut engagement ring and also many of the world’s most famous diamonds are cushion cut. Cushion cut has 3 styles: square cushion cut, elongated cushion cut, rectangular cushion cut. They all have the same basic shapes but the square cushion cut is the most popular and most expensive among them.