Asscher vs. Antique Cushion

posted 11 months ago in Rings
  • poll:
    Asscher : (22 votes)
    45 %
    antique cushion : (27 votes)
    55 %
  • Post # 2
    Member
    88 posts
    Worker bee

    Sigh…my two favorite cuts ❤️… (and OEC:s 😘).  I voted antique cushion for a solitaire just because I love Ashers more with pave styles or with tapered baguettes but really it sounds like your ring will be awesome either way 

     

    Post # 3
    Member
    345 posts
    Helper bee

    Either will be so pretty! My stone options (future husband is designing the ring and I’m a waiting bee!) are asscher, cushion, and radiant! I think maybe a cushion for a solitaire, but it depends on your band, and either will be lovely!

    Post # 4
    Member
    2421 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2017 - Courthouse

    Personally, I love both. However, I think asschers are super pretty and very unique. I don’t think you can go wrong with either though.

    Post # 5
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    2501 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    Those are very different cuts. What do you like about each one? Do you prefer the chunky facets of the antique cushion which provide depth and sparkle? Or the setp-cuts of the Asscher which throw flashes of light? 

    I have an asscher solitaire and I love it. 

     

    Post # 6
    Member
    768 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2019

    Ugh steps cuts are life! What size are you going for? I feel like that will sway my opinion

    Post # 8
    Member
    203 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2018

    They are both great choices!  I would try them on your hand and see how it looks.  Agreed with PP that it also depends on size, since asschers tend to be small face-up.  Have you thought about the specifics of the setting that you’d like (tapered shank, shoulders, cathedral, trellis, peg)?  

    Post # 9
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    1406 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2018 - Location

    I love the idea of that asscher solitaire, 7×7 sounds ideal for almost any finger size

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