Cushion cut is again popular, thanks to the trend sparked by celebrities getting engaged in 2013, including “High School Musical” star Ashley Tisdale
and “The Big Bang Theory” actress Kaley Cuoco
. But cushion isn’t a modern style; in fact, it’s been around for 200 years, according to diamond historians. It was also the most popular cut until the early twentieth century, when other modern cuts appeared. The appeal of cushion cut rests on the minimal light it needs to create scintillation. Likewise, the antique or vintage feel adds to the classic elegance of this cut. Today, the cushion cut has gone through more refined faceting
, including Precision Set
collection. It features 1.00 carat diamonds, which are above GIA standards for “brilliant”. Elege
diamonds feature elongated shapes with rounded shoulders that illuminate under the softest hint of candlelight.
Sylvan's on Main Street, Columbia is an authorized dealer for Precision Set.