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15 Best Cushion Cut Engagement Rings Under $7,500

When looking for the best diamond engagement rings under $7,500, the Four Cs of diamonds play an important role. In general, different people care about each C differently. Some care about the diamond’s size (Carat) while others care how much it sparkles (Cut). Before you start your search, first determine what matters most to you.

What to Expect For $7,500 Or Less

At this budget, we recommend you pick your most important C and focus your efforts there. Your options start to broaden at the $7,500 price range, and you can expect bigger centerpiece diamonds that average around 1.30 carats plus larger accents and side stones. If you compromise on the size, you can also score a F color – or even a yellow – diamond with a VVS clarity grade!

Our Top Pick

Cushion Modified Cut Pave Engagement Ring

1.07 carat Cushion Modified cut Pave engagement ring in 14K Rose Gold James Allen
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A 1.07 carat, D color, VS2 clarity cushion cut diamond with a very good cut graces the centerpiece position on this fascinating ring. The modified cathedral gallery rests on a continuous 14K rose gold band. The band is accentuated with twirling channels set with pave diamonds.

Best Cushion Cut Engagement Rings For $7,500 Or Less

Cushion Modified Cut Three Stone Engagement Ring

1.20 carat Cushion Modified cut Three Stone engagement ring in 14K White Gold James Allen
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Adorned with exquisite detailing along the shanks and within the crown, this gorgeous ring features a three-stone design with additional channel set pave diamonds. The two side stones are pear-shaped, perfectly framing the 1.20-carat, F color, VVS2 clarity center diamond with a very good cut.

Cushion Modified Cut Pave Engagement Ring

1.20 carat Cushion Modified cut Pave engagement ring in Platinum James Allen
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If you intend to have the center stone stand out, then this ring does that exceptionally well. A 1.20 carat, E color, VVS2 clarity solitaire diamond with a very good cut sits perched at the apex of the ring’s four-prong basket, with a cascade of smaller pave diamonds trickling down on each side.

Cushion Modified Cut Halo Engagement Ring

1.65 carat Cushion Modified cut Halo engagement ring in 18K White Gold James Allen
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A thin 14K white gold band delicately lined with pave diamonds sets the stage for the massive, modified halo on this ring. At the halo center is a gorgeous 1.65 carat, J color, VS2 clarity diamond with an ideal cut, surrounded by a halo of beautiful accent stones.

Cushion-Cut Halo Engagement Ring

1.24 carat Cushion cut Halo engagement ring in 14K Yellow Gold James Allen
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This magnificent double band diamond engagement ring exudes royal splendor with its brilliant 1.26 carat, I color, SI1 clarity center stone with an ideal cut set amid a halo of sparkling accent stones. The ring’s double bands, set in 14K yellow gold, are encrusted in pave diamonds, which cover the bridge and prongs.

Cushion-Cut Pave Engagement Ring

1.62 carat Cushion cut Pave engagement ring in 14K White Gold James Allen
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Simple yet exquisite is the best description for this piece, which has a 1.62 carat, I color, SI1 clarity center stone with an ideal cut resting within a prominent four-prong basket. The ring’s setting, set in 14K white gold, features a square band that loops under the crown in a continuous bridge with pave diamonds gracing the outer shanks.

Cushion-Cut Side Stones Engagement Ring

1.03 carat Cushion cut Side stones engagement ring in 18K White Gold James Allen
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Six side stones are the highlight of this charming piece. Set within molded shanks, the side stones flank a dazzling 1.03 carat, D color, VS1 clarity center stone with a very good cut, delicately resting within a four-prong basket.

Cushion Modified Cut Pave Engagement Ring

1.51 carat Cushion Modified cut Pave engagement ring IN 14K Rose Gold James Allen
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A splash of diamonds embellishes this striking cathedral style pave diamond engagement ring. Set in 14K rose gold, the ring’s band has pave style diamonds along the sides, with additional stones embedded in the ring’s prongs and gallery. At the heart of the ring is a 1.51 carat, I color, I1 clarity diamond with an ideal cut.

Cushion-Cut Channel Set Engagement Ring

1.23 carat Cushion cut Channel Set engagement ring in 14K Rose Gold James Allen
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Square-cut 14K rose gold bands accentuate the 14K white gold crown on this statement piece. Along the ring’s shanks are channel-set pave diamonds, running up to a modified cathedral style basket housing a 1.23 carat, G color, VS2 clarity diamond with a very good cut. Contrasting tones make this ring an excellent pick for anyone looking for some variety.

Cushion Modified Cut Three Stone Engagement Ring

1.00 carat Cushion Modified cut Three Stone engagement ring in Platinum James Allen
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When it comes to impressing your loved one, you cannot go wrong with a three-stone diamond engagement ring like this beautifully appointed piece. Gorgeous pear-shaped side stones flank a dazzling 1.00 carat, F color, VVS1 clarity center stone with an ideal cut, with the ring’s platinum bands set with channel-set pave diamonds making for a stunning ensemble of features.

Cushion Modified Cut Vintage Engagement Ring

1.20 carat Cushion Modified cut Vintage engagement ring in 14K White Gold James Allen
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Vintage aesthetics are the hallmark of this delightful, modified halo diamond engagement ring. In the middle of a halo of melee diamonds is a 1.21 carat, H color, VVS1 clarity centerpiece diamond with a very good cut. On each side of the central gallery are two symmetrical strips of side stones, tapering off into a strip of four pave-style diamonds on each side running along a 14K white gold band.

Cushion Modified Cut Pave Engagement Ring

1.14 carat Cushion Modified cut Pave engagement ring in Platinum James Allen
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This impressive piece gives off a strong vintage vibe making it the perfect heirloom candidate. Three deep channels on each shank house pave diamonds running two thirds around the platinum band. At the ring’s apex is a 1.14 carat, E color, VS2 clarity diamond with an ideal cut set within a four-prong basket and flanked by one accent stone on each side.

Cushion Modified Cut Three Stone Engagement Ring

1.40 carat Cushion Modified cut Three Stone engagement ring in 14K Yellow Gold James Allen
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Yellow gold diamond engagement rings are popular for a good reason, they are absolutely gorgeous, and this piece is no different. Featuring a 14K yellow gold three stone setting, the ring has two pear-shaped side stones alongside a 1.40 carat, G color, SI2 clarity center stone with an ideal cut. A simple band design coupled with a modified cathedral makes it a simple yet timeless classic.

Cushion-Cut Solitaire Engagement Ring

1.71 carat Cushion cut Solitaire engagement ring in 14K Yellow Gold James Allen
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Intricate milgrain designs sheath this ring’s continuous 14K yellow gold bands, sweeping past a white gold eight-prong 14K white gold basket holding a 1.71 carat, J color, VS2 clarity diamond with a good cut. The ring’s vintage design and contrasting tones give it a unique design bound to remain appealing for a long time to come.

Cushion Modified Cut Channel Set Engagement Ring

1.23 carat Cushion Modified cut Channel Set engagement ring in 14K White Gold James Allen
Find this Ring at James Allen1.23 carat Cushion Modified cut Channel Set engagement ring in 14K White Gold © James Allen

A bold, thick band coupled with inset accent stones give this ring a prominent profile. Its center stone, a 1.23 carat, VVS2 clarity diamond, rests within the clutch of a four-prong basket, set deep within a gap between the ring’s shanks. The ring’s design makes it an ideal choice for anyone seeking a large ring that will make an audacious statement.