The Marquise Family

Pronounced “mahr-keez,” this graceful, elongated diamond has curved sides and pointed ends. Developed in France in the 1740s, legend has it that it was named for the Marquise de Pompadour, a mistress of King Louis XV, because its outline resembled the shape of her mouth.

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All of our melee diamonds are DEF in color, VS/SI in clarity and ideal cut. It is the cut that is of greatest importance. Ideal Cut determines how brightly the diamond sparkles with the Fire, Life and Brilliance found in all our diamonds.