Anyone who considers buying the sophisticated, elegant look presented by Marquise diamond engagement rings should know a little of its history. It is believed the first marquise gem was commissioned by King Louise XIV of France. His desire was to create a gem that would mimic the smile of his mistress, the Marquise de Pompadour. When he was presented with a gem with a “boat” shape, also called a “diamond navette”, it became known as the Marquise.
The beauty of ME3 by Danhov complimented by two perfectly matching pave set diamond bands each up to 0.45 cttw. All diamond weights are approximate and will vary with finger and diamond size. Center diamond sold separately.
Therefore, Marquise diamond engagement rings became a dramatic choice for couples who wanted to dance shamelessly to another tune rather than to the song so often heard by those who turn time after time to the round brilliant. Its elegance is unmatched in the diamond world and the sight of elegant Marquise diamond engagement rings are commented by everyone at any income level.This design features over .46 carat weight in pave’ set diamonds. Shown with one carat marquise. All diamond weights are approximate and will vary with finger and diamond size. Center diamond sold separately.
THE CHARACTERISTICS OF MARQUISE DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RINGS
The cut of Marquise diamond engagement rings are the most obvious characteristic of their shape. However, the cut of Marquise diamond engagement rings also allow the illusion of a larger gem. The tip-to-tip cut is known to flatter the fingers as well. Cutting a diamond is always a sensitive act because it can take 250 tone of diamond to come up with just a 1-carat stone of any quality. The 56 carat cut of the marquise is easier and it is easier to cut around flaws..
The sophisticated shape of Marquise diamond engagement rings lends itself to the use of accent stones that will enhance the beauty of the diamond. Because of the shape, Marquise diamond engagement rings allow the use of a myriad of choices of secondary gems. Designing your own ring could prove a delight with this choice of engagement ring.
Split-shank design features up to 0.28 carat weight in pave set diamonds. Shown with two carat pear. All diamond weights are approximate and will vary with finger and diamond size. ..
The most widely used example of displaying Marquise diamond engagement rings are with matching, often attached, wedding rings. Well crafted and designed, a wedding set can be bold, but trendy. If you prefer a solitaire, the tiffany style setting is considered a magical way of displaying the gem.
MARQUISE DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RINGS – THE BOW-TIE EFFECT
Due to the wide open front of Marquise diamond engagement rings, the bow tie effect needs to be carefully studied when you are making your choice. One of the finest jewelers in the world believes the best ratio for Marquise diamonds is between 1.75 to 1 and 2.25 to 1. Although you can find an abundance of available Marquise diamond engagement rings, the proportion needs to be consistent with the best cuts or the bow-tie effect can have a negative impact on the overall effect of the gem.
Striking split-shank design features over .46 carat weight in pave’ set diamonds. Shown with two carat pear. All diamond weights are approximate and will vary with finger and diamond size. Center diamond sold separately.
WHAT IS THE PUBLIC OPINION OF MARQUISE DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RINGS?
Marquise diamond engagement rings can bring about more comments than any other style. It is considered classic, though not traditional. Choosing a Marquise gem is considered a bold step compared to choosing the round brilliant. Sophistication is also a word often used with the gem that can create the illusion of long, elegant fingers. Dramatic is one more way of describing this simply cut, but beautiful gem.
Given all the applause on its beauty, it is not at all surprising that Michael Douglas gave a 10 carat Marquise diamond engagement ring to Catherine Zeta Jones.