The distinctive shape of a marquise cut diamond exudes style and personality making it the perfect choice for any extraordinary woman. The unique shape of this cut represents a fierce sense of independence, confidence and fashion-forward thinking.

The marquise cut makes the ultimate statement. Resembling loyalty, faith and devotion its unique shape makes for an eye catching and individual look.

The origin of the shape dates back to the 18th century when King Louis XV of France commissioned a jeweller to design a gem that resembled the lips of his love, Madame de Pompadour. Overtime the marquise cut has developed into the distinctive shape known today.

As it makes the diamond appear bigger and elongates the finger it is a popular choice for engagement rings, adorning the hands of celebs such as Victoria Beckham, Catherine Zeta Jones and Ashlee Simpson.

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The PLATINUM 0.51CT MARQUISE CUT DIAMOND RING is simple, yet beautiful. The solitaire style makes the gem the focal point of the piece whilst the lustre of the pristine band is the perfect backdrop, allowing the diamond to really sparkle and shine. Simple and elegant a marquise engagement ring is a stylish and contemporary choice.

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A dazzling way to allow a marquise cut diamond ring to stand-out is to add a halo of diamonds around the centre stone, enhancing its eye-catching shape. The PLATINUM 0.72CT MARQUISE CUT DIAMOND RING has a magnificent gemstone, framed by a glittering array of smaller round brilliant diamonds. For brides-to-be who are looking to make a glamorous statement the band of this piece has also been adorned with diamonds.

Although commonly used in engagement rings marquise cut gems can be used in all types of jewellery, here’s a few of our favourites.

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The 18CT WHITE GOLD 1.78CT DIAMOND PENDANT, 18CT WHITE GOLD 2.86CT DIAMOND SET TWIST BANGLE and 18CT WHITE GOLD DIAMOND HOOP EARRINGS all display a dazzling array of marquise cut diamonds beautifully set in 18ct white gold. The eye-catching shape of the stone creates statement-making designs and these pieces are the perfect way to give any look a sparkling brilliance. Diamonds will always be timeless, but the marquise cut gives the stones a fresh update, with the gorgeous cut lending itself to chic, yet contemporary designs.

 

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