This illustration shows the shape of a marquise cut diamond.The marquise cut diamond shape is like an oval that comes to a point at the top and the bottom of the diamond. This stunning diamond shape helps to elongate hands and fingers, making it a popular option.

The marquis cut diamond shape is perfect for maximizing carat weight, as the shape emphasizes the size of the diamond. This can make the marquise cut a budget-friendly option, as you can opt for a smaller carat weight, but still get a big impact in the visual size and sparkle of the stone.

While a diamond’s shape is not part of the Four C’s of Diamonds, it still will have a significant impact on the appearance of your stone. Each diamond shape is cut to different specifications, which will reflect light in unique ways, contributing to the fire and brilliance of the stone.

At Diamond Castle Jewelers, we are Metro Detroit’s home of the diamond engagement ring, and we offer the area’s most comprehensive selection of loose GIA-certified diamonds.