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Marquise Diamond

The Marquise-Cut Diamond is a boat-shaped brilliant stone that is considered a "classic" shape for diamond engagement rings. As with all 'fancy cut' diamonds, color and clarity are the two most important qualities in this particular style of cut. The Marquise-Cut Diamond uses a cutting process similar to that of a Round Brilliant Diamond, but the diamond cutter maximizes the carat weight of the gem by elongating it into its distinctive 'boat-shape'. This way, they can eliminate all inclusions while maintaining as much of the unblemished stone as possible. However, because of the elongated shape, color and clarity imperfections are more obvious than they are in a traditional Round Brilliant.

1.02 Carat D-IF Marquise Cut Diamond
Marquise Cut Diamonds

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