by Enya Quinn March 03, 2021
An elegant and flattering shape, the marquise cut is a popular choice for engagement rings and has been for centuries. Let’s delve a little deeper into the characteristics of this alluring cut.
History of The Marquise Cut
Viewed from above the Marquise Cut diamond resembles a little boat which is where some believe the shape came from but it was actually influenced by the shape of a pair of lips. In the 18th century, King Louis XV of France was captivated by the lips of his official chief mistress, Marquise de Pompadour and requested a diamond to be cut in the shape of her smile. Throughout the years this cut grew to be what it is today.
Leah Marquise Cut Engagement Ring 1.17ct - €6,200.00
Why choose The Marquise Cut?
The Marquise Cut is a variation of the round brilliant cut but is elongated, stretching into an oval shape with pointed ends. It has 56 facets and packs a brilliant sparkle when cut well.
Libra Marquise Cut Engagement Ring - €2,300.00
The two pointed ends of a Marquise Cut diamond are the most vulnerable. Choose a setting that protects them from chipping or damage with either claws covering each point, holding the diamond securely in place or a halo setting that protects the entire diamond.
Leah Marquise Cut Engagement Ring 0.70ct - €1,999.00
The Marquise Cut Diamond Engagement Ring is a regal and elegant design that would be perfect for anyone looking for a big diamond with plenty of sparkle. Check out our full range of Marquise shape diamond engagement rings online and in store. If you want to discover more about Marquise Cut Engagement Rings, book a virtual appointment with a member of our team. We are here to guide you through the world of diamond jewellery.
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