The name "Marquise" came from a legend of the Marquise of Pompadour that the Sun King wanted a Diamond to be polished into the shape of the mouth of the Marquise! The typical Marquise Brilliant contains 56 facets.
Marquise Brilliant Cut
What to watch out for:
A poor cut in Marquise is most often detectable by the "bow-tie effect" which is judged by the unaided eye.
Plot Diagram for Marquise Brilliant Cuts:
This is the plot diagram that labs use to grade Marquise Cuts:
Notable Marquise Engagement Rings:
Traci Bingham's Marquise Ring:
Catherine Zeta Jones' Engagement Ring:
Marquise Diamond Settings
Marquise Head for Ring, Need something softer
Marquise with Halo Pendant
What are good Marquise Dimensions?
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