# What is the ratio for an elongated cushion cut?

## What is the ratio for an elongated cushion cut?

Typically, an elongated cushion cut with a square-ish shape will have a ratio of 1:1 or 1:1.5, meaning that one side is slightly longer than the other. Rectangular elongated cushion cuts typically have a ratio of 1:2, meaning that one side can be twice as long as the other.

### How do you calculate cushion to diamond ratio?

Most cushions are square, so look for a length/width ratio < 1.05. If you prefer a rectangular cushion, then we suggest looking for a length/width ratio > 1.1, but you might also consider a rectangular radiant instead. Diamonds 1.05-1.10 are neither square nor rectangular.

#### What should the table and depth be on a cushion cut diamond?

A 58-68% table and 57%-69% depth are preferred in the cut. See the chart below for more precise numbers. As for the length-width ratio, we recommend a ratio of 1-1.05 for square and 1.15-1.30 for a rectangular cushion cut, depending on how elongated you want your stone to look.

Do cushion cuts look smaller?

Cushion cut diamonds look slightly smaller than some other shapes. Cushion cuts also ‘face up’ smaller than some other shapes of diamond, which means that they look slightly smaller when viewed from the top. This is because as they are cut deeper carry more of their weight under the ‘girdle’ of the stone ie.

How do you calculate length width ratio?

Length (L) divided by Width (W) is the Length-to-Width ratio.

## Do elongated cushion cuts look bigger?

Elongated Cushion Cuts are long, elegant gemstones that make incredible engagement rings. Because of their slender shapes, they look larger than many other cuts in the same carat weight.

### How do you find the length and width ratio of a diamond?

How to Calculate L/W Ratio? A simple formula can help get the L/W ratio of the diamond. To calculate the L/W ratio just divide the length of the diamond by its width. For e.g. a pear shaped diamond with a length of 7.5 mm and a width of 5.0 mm will have 1.50: 1 length-to-width ratio.

#### What are the ideal dimensions for a cushion cut diamond?

While the classic cushion cut diamond is a square (with a length to width ratio of 1.00), they are often found in slightly rectangular shapes as well. The most popular shape is a slight rectangle of 1.10-1.20 length to width, however personal preference should dictate choice.

What are ideal diamond proportions?

With ideal diamond proportions, a diamond takes in and reflects light well—causing brilliance and fire….Ideal Cut Diamond Proportions.

Best Diamond Proportions for Round Brilliant Diamonds<
Depth Percentage 59 to 62.6%
Table Percantage 54 to 57%

What does l w ratio mean?

Length-to-Width Ratio
L-W RATIO. Length-to-Width Ratio –The length-to-width ratio compares the length of a diamond to its width to show how elongated a fancy-shaped diamond appears when viewed from the top.

## What is the best L W ratio in a diamond?

L/W Ratio of the Fancy Cut Diamonds at a Glance

Shapes Excellent Good
Round 1.05:1.00 1.15:1.00
Marquise 2.1:1 to 1.9:1 2.30:1 to 1.70:1
Oval 1.55:1 to 1.45:1 1.70:1 to 1.30:1
Pear 1.70:1 to 1.55:1 1.80:1 to 1.45:1

### How do you calculate length to width ratio?

#### Does round or cushion cut look bigger?

Cushion Cut Diamonds Can Look Larger Than Round Diamonds Cushion cut diamonds are among these shapes— if they’re well cut, they usually look a bit bigger per carat than round diamonds due to their larger facets.

How do you calculate diamond ratio?

To calculate the L/W ratio just divide the length of the diamond by its width. For e.g. a pear shaped diamond with a length of 7.5 mm and a width of 5.0 mm will have 1.50: 1 length-to-width ratio. The diamond shape is though a matter of personal taste, but there are certain set standards to describe the best L/W ratio.

What is a good girdle for a cushion cut diamond?

Recommended Proportions for Cushion Cut Diamonds

Excellent Very Good
Depth % 65% – 69% 62% – 71%
Polish/Symmetry Excellent – Very Good
Length to Width 1.00 – 1.05 1.06 – 1.20
Girdle Thickness Thin – Slightly Thick

## What is the length to width ratio of cushion diamonds?

Cushion diamond cuts are often sold in square shape with a length to width ratio of 1.00. But these luminous diamonds also come in rectangular shapes. If you are looking for a popular cut, buy a slightly rectangular cushion diamond. The length to width ratio of this choice should be 1.10-1.21.

### What are the different cushion cuts of diamonds?

Square, elongated, and rectangular cushion cuts all have the same basic shape, but differ in their length to width ratios. Cushion diamonds with a ratio of 1.00 to 1.05 are considered square. These are the most desirable cushion cuts, and tend to cost more.

#### What is the length-width ratio of a cushion cut?

In terms of length-width ratio, we recommend a ratio of 1-1.05 for square and 1.15-1.30 for a rectangular cushion cut, depending on how elongated you want the stone to look. See details below.

What is the ratio of stone to length for a cushion?

In terms of length-width ratio, a ratio of 1-1.05 is recommended for square and a ratio of 1.15-1.30 is recommended for a rectangular cushion cut, depending on how elongated you want the stone to look. See details below.