Marquise Diamond Ring

Choose from our marquise cut engagement rings below or create your own unique design. All the designs in the gallery can be personalised to suit your individual style and preferences. Read more about marquise cut diamonds

Marquise cut diamonds are the perfect option for someone who loves the sparkle and fire of round brilliant cuts but wants a more unique and striking diamond shape.

The marquise cut is similar to the oval cut, with a symmetrical elongated shape that gives an illusion of length on the hand, when used in an engagement ring. The striking difference is that the top and bottom of the stone come to a sharp point, rather than a rounded shape. Marquise cut diamonds are very brilliant and fiery and reflect light beautifully. There is no standard length to width ratio for marquise cuts. They can be quite broad, with a wider mid-section and shorter length, or very long and lean.

Why buy a marquise diamond ring?

Developed for King Louis XIV, who commissioned a diamond in the shape of the lips of his lover, a marquise diamond is generally less expensive than other shapes, and they also appear larger to the eye due to their shallower depth.

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Choose from our marquise cut engagement rings below or create your own unique design. All the designs in the gallery can be personalised to suit your individual style and preferences. Read more about marquise cut diamonds

Marquise cut diamonds are the perfect option for someone who loves the sparkle and fire of round brilliant cuts but wants a more unique and striking diamond shape.

The marquise cut is similar to the oval cut, with a symmetrical elongated shape that gives an illusion of length on the hand, when used in an engagement ring. The striking difference is that the top and bottom of the stone come to a sharp point, rather than a rounded shape. Marquise cut diamonds are very brilliant and fiery and reflect light beautifully. There is no standard length to width ratio for marquise cuts. They can be quite broad, with a wider mid-section and shorter length, or very long and lean.

Why buy a marquise diamond ring?

Developed for King Louis XIV, who commissioned a diamond in the shape of the lips of his lover, a marquise diamond is generally less expensive than other shapes, and they also appear larger to the eye due to their shallower depth.

Talk to our expert designers. Book A Consultation

Bespoke engagement rings

Help Me Choose The Right Engagement Ring

Not sure where to start? Our talented jewellers can walk you through everything you need to know in a 1-on-1 consultation, or you can read our helpful engagement ring guide online. More...

If you would like a custom-made marquise diamond engagement ring, turn to Larsen Jewellery. Our experienced jewellers can work with you to create a personalised design, with the opportunity to handpick from a selection of our loose marquise cut diamonds. You also have a say in the choice of metal, such as white gold, yellow gold, rose gold and platinum. Everything can be personalised, so you are assured a one-of-a-kind ring.

You can choose from one of our classic styles featured in our galleries, or you can create something completely unique. Whatever you are looking for, you can trust that Larsen Jewellery will handcraft a marquise diamond ring to suit your exact budget and style. You are not limited to our styles in our gallery: you can also bring in your own ideas or images and our jewellers will be able to design something special and unique with you.

Meet the talented team at Larsen Jewellery who turn your ideas into stunning pieces.
With decades of hands-on experience, our creative team are leading the way in Australian jewellery craftsmanship.

Sydney Jeweller - Natalie

Natalie

Sydney Jewellery Designer - Nicole

Nicole

Sydney Jeweller - John

John

Sydney Jeweller - Kate

Kate

Sydney Jeweller - Anna

Anna

Fleur - Jewellery Designer

Fleur

Jarrad - Jeweller

Jarrad

Jacinta - Jewellery Designer

Jacinta

Sarina - Jeweller

Sarina

Ornella - Jeweller

Ornella

Rod - Jewellery Designer

Rod

Natalie - Jeweller

Natalie

Ben - Jewellery Designer

Ben

Alex - Jewellery Designer

Alex

Natalie - Jewellery Designer

Natalie

What Our Customers Say

Larsen Jewellery were amazing throughout the whole experience of having our engagement ring designed and crafted. I appreciate all the effort they went to to get the ring out to me on time being in a rural location. The ring is absolutely stunning and has been crafted with such skill.
Tom Rhodes
Tom Rhodes
00:04 05 Jun 21
Rod was fantastic to deal with and the whole experience was great. Have recommended to others.
Luke Pacconi
Luke Pacconi
04:08 04 Jun 21
We had 3 rings made by Larsen Jewellery and were looked after by Alex Somerville. Turnaround times were honoured, promises kept and getting in for an appointment at short notice when it suited our schedule wasn't an issue. Our rings were made specifically to our own preference, with good advice from our jeweller where we needed it. All of the rings are wonderful and we're very happy with our results. I've no problem recommending Alex, we couldn't have asked for better.
Gary Dey
Gary Dey
23:58 31 May 21
Josip Jurjevic
Josip Jurjevic
00:39 31 May 21
My partner and I got our wedding bands from Larsen Jewellery and they were beautiful. All the staff who served us were very professional and knowledgeable. Highly recommended!
Angelita Tjokro
Angelita Tjokro
08:24 30 May 21
What a service!First of all, I would like to thank staff who offered me a wonderful service while I was customising a ring. She was very patently and carefully helping me to build up the ring customisation. Although I had no idea about rings, they are really experienced in this field.once again thank you!!
Minwoo Jo
Minwoo Jo
13:39 27 May 21

Frequently Asked Questions

Still have questions? We’re happy to answer them! 

Are marquise diamond rings popular?

Marquise engagement rings are growing in popularity at an ever-increasing rate. This unique style is particularly popular in vintage and boho designs. Its elongated shape also creates a slimming effect on the hand and so can be a very flattering shape to wear.

Where did the marquise diamond get its name?

The name of this unique diamond cut dates back to its origin, when King Louis XV of France commissioned a diamond to be cut to resemble the lips of his mistress, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour. Louis believed them to be the most perfect lips he had ever seen.

Are Marquise and Navette diamonds different shapes?

No, Marquise diamonds and Navette diamonds are the same shape. The term Navette is a nickname for the marquise diamond, and is a French term for "little ship".

Why do marquise diamond rings appear much larger than other diamond shapes?

The elongated shape of marquise diamonds means they appear larger than other diamonds of the same carat weight. This is due to the increased visible surface area and a shallower depth than other diamonds cuts. The result means more of the diamond material can be seen when viewed from above and thus creates the illusion of a larger overall diamond.

What is the bowtie effect?

The bowtie effect impacts several diamond shapes including oval, marquise and pear. The angle of the cut affects the way light is reflected through the middle of the diamond, resulting in a dark shadow in the shape of a bowtie. Selecting a well-cut diamond will minimise the impact of this effect.

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