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Marquise cut has pointed ends and an elongated shape. It is typically made with 58 facets and because of its long and narrow design, it can make a very gorgeous ring which makes the fingers appear slimmer, but this cut has been rarely used as an engagement ring compared to the other cuts.
The invention of marquise cut goes back to the 18th century in France and it is mostly used for diamonds. Besides its beauty and charm, the marquise cut is often at risk of chipping because of its two pointed ends. One of the important subjects about the marquise cut that the jewellery makers must pay attention is the importance of alignment of the two ends, that makes the balance and beauty of this cut.