Marquise Stone Rings

The marquise cut is one of the most elegant and beautiful gemstone cuts. This style has become one of the most popular gemstone designs. Read on and learn more about the history of the marquise cut and view a selection of pieces from our collection.

Internally Flawless One Carat Marquise Diamond Ring

The marquise cut was created in 1745 for the Marquise de Pompadour, King Louis XVI's mistress. Its narrow shape was said to resemble the Marquise's mouth. This stone is known for its incredible symmetry. If the marquise cut is not symmetrical, the stone may have an imbalanced look.

1.62 Carat GIA Certified Marquise Diamond Ring

Marquise Tanzanite and Diamond Ring

The marquise cut gained popularity in the late 20th century. The 1970s and 1980s saw the popularity of marquise stone rings hit its peak. The cut has been a popular choice for celebrity engagement rings, with celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Catherine Zeta-Jones choosing marquise diamonds.

1.30 Carat Marquise Cut Diamond 18K Gold Ring

Platinum 1.20 Carat Marquise Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Marquise cut gemstones are popular today because of their ability to elongate the wearer's finger and because they optimize the diamond's carat weight. Today's marquise cut stones differ from antique marquise cut stones by only a small amount; older stones tend to have wider main facets and an open culet.

0.95 Carat Marquise Diamond 18K White Gold Ring

Marquise Emerald and Diamond Ring

The marquise cut is an elegant and sophisticated gemstone cut that is perfect for any style of ring. For more marquise stone rings, click here.

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GIA

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