The classic cushion engrave diamonds gained popularity in the 19th century. The cut was processed by hand then which was surpassed by modern cutting techniques during the 20th century. Most historical gems are cushion cuts. These historical cushion cuts includes the deep-blue Hope Diamond, 45.52 carats (9.10 g), which is displayed at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington, DC and the the Regent Diamond 140.64 carats (28.1 g), a part of Greek diadem designed for Empress Eugenie, is still in the French Royal Treasury at the Louvre. The largest yellow diamond ever discovered was cut into a cushion shape of 128.54 carats (25.708 g) and is known as the Tiffany Yellow Diamond. Due to its history, the cushion diamond cut is now called the "antique diamond cut". The Logan Sapphire is is the next largest (blue) sapphire known, weighing 423 carats (84.6 g).
The Smother cut jewelry, also known as the "candlelight diamond" or "pillow cut", is a deep cut diamond. The diamond cut was first introduced the time before the modern energized lighting. Unlike other cuts which was dealt with modern techniques and was created in our modern times, what makes a this cut sparkling is it's ability to filter a high degree of returning light. Its brilliance exudes with candlelight as it was crafted for it while the modern ones were created for bright electric lighting. Although the cushion cut was based on the old mine cut which is round, its shape is of square to rectangular with round corners. The beauty of this diamond cut lies in its depths.
Because of the Smother cut's antiquity and natural elegance it is gaining its popularity again. With modern technology and techniques this type of cut has been been revived and is now one of the most admired and marketable diamond cut. Nowadays, cushion carve diamond rings are becoming trendy although it's rare. stifle cut diamond rings has a sophisticated aura but at the same time soft and romantic. These rings are ideal for those who are interested with the elegance of classics. Cushion cut diamonds are available as engagement rings, earrings and pendants, which can be found in a variety of sizes and proportions though still rare to find as modern rings. A cushion cut diamond is a regal piece that represents tradition with a touch of class.
Though stifle carve jewelry rings are hard to find checking in antique stores can be useful or find a loose cut of diamond and have it crafted to cushion engrave.
The vintage cushion cut diamond ring is less standard than the newer rings but no one can deny its amazing character that is crafted with stunning beauty. Proposing to a loved one with a cushion cut diamond ring can be very romantic with candlelight. A cushion cut diamond ring can be a best choice as an engagement ring.