FireCushion® Facts for Rubel’s Marketing
The Patented FireCushion is the single most perfectly cut Cushion Diamond there is… period.
Cushion Brilliant (not Modified)
Every FireCushion is classified as a Cushion Brilliant by the Gemological Institute of America. The vast majority of all Cushions in the world are “Modified”, and are cut with unnecessary extra weight around the belly of the stone
GIA Ex Ex
All FireCushions are rated “Excellent” in polish and symmetry by the GIA. Most typical Cushions do not earn an Ex Ex rating.
FireCushions appear 15% larger than typical Cushions of the same weight. In fact, many appear far more than 15% larger. So a 1.00 carat FireCushion will appear about the same size as a 1.15 or larger typical Cushion.
In fact, less than 1 out of 1,000 Cushion diamonds in the world are graded Ex Ex Cushion Brilliant by the GIA
Uniform brilliance, and an average 95% light return, rivaling Ideal Rounds. In other words, over 95% of the light that enters your diamond will return to your eye as white light (brilliance) and colored light (fire).
Maximum 1.00:1.05 length-to-width ratio. The more rectangular a Cushion, the more likely there will be dead spots (or bow ties) in the diamond’s center