24 Marquise Engagement Rings That Prove the Style Is Totally Back

The old-school cut is having a moment!

Marquise ring

Apres Jewelry

When you think of marquise engagement rings, it’s possible that your face twinges with a look of repulsion. Okay, that’s dramatic, but you get what we mean—the engagement ring style hasn’t exactly been known to be the most cutting edge or modern. While marquise cuts were an extremely popular choice in the 1980s, the oblong, angular shape has lagged behind more popular resurgences of oval and pear-shaped diamonds, feeling a bit antiquated in comparison. But like with almost every other ‘80s trend to come back into the spotlight (puffy shoulders, embellished mini dresses, and shoulder pads: we’re most definitely looking at you), marquise engagement rings are experiencing a resurgence from ultra-modern settings to fresh designs with vintage appeal.

Just because a marquise engagement ring is a little “old school” doesn't mean it can't look entirely modern. In fact, many jewelry designers are putting a so-now twist on the ring shape with sleek, minimal designs and modern settings like east-west set stones, bezel settings, and double band silhouettes. Another way designers are making marquise-cut jewels feel fresh is with rose-gold metal, enamel detailing, open-ring designs, or setting them slightly off-kilter—these savvy design tactics are totally unique ways of giving the classic shape an of-the-moment feel.

If the idea of an antique design with retro touches is more your speed, a marquise-cut diamond is as gorgeous in yellow gold as it is in platinum. Skip the east-west settings in favor of traditional north-south set jewels and aim for slimmer shapes that have more of an old-fashioned feel (wider marquise stones definitely appear more modern). For more of an Art Deco aesthetic, choose white gold or platinum and consider accents like a thick halo, pavé band, or side stones to set off the center sparkler. In yellow gold, a hammered or granule band will look perfectly vintage-inspired.

If you’re thinking you want a marquise engagement ring to call your own, scroll through our edit of 24 styles from ultra-modern to ‘80s-inspired and beyond.

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Simon G. PR145 Engagement Ring Mosaic Collection

Marquise ring

Simon G. Jewelry

Classic solitaire set in 18k white gold.

SHOP NOW: Simon G. Jewelry, from $1,276

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Anissa Kermiche Le Doux Sapphire Ring

Le Doux

Anissa Kermiche

Pearl center stone flanked by marquise side stones, set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Anissa Kermiche, approximately $1,170

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Diamond Nexus East-West Accented Marquise Cut Engagement Ring

Diamond Nexus East-West Accented Marquise Cut Engagement Ring

Diamond Nexus

East-west marquise center stone on pavé band, set in 14k rose gold.

SHOP NOW: Diamond Nexus, $1,258.50 from $1,678

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Jade Trau Alchemy Maverick Solitaire Stackable Ring

Jade Trau Alchemy Maverick Solitaire Stackable Ring

Jade Trau

Solitaire ring set in 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: Jade Trau, $1,800

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Sofia Zakia Diamond LVNA Supreme Ring

Sofia Zakia Diamond Lvna Supreme Ring

Sofia Zakia

Handmade ring of diamonds and sapphires, set in 14k gold.

SHOP NOW: Sofia Zakia, $1,630

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Bario Neal Nikko Diamond Ring

Bario Neal Nikko Diamond Ring

Bario Neal

Horizontally set marquise stone in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Bario Neal, from $2,380

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Nora Kogan Misia Ring

Nora Kogan Misia Ring

Nora Kogan

Diamond, enamel, and 14k yellow gold ring.

SHOP NOW: Nora Kogan, $3,195

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Zoë Chicco 14k Large Marquise Diamond Ring

Zoë Chicco 14k Large Marquis Diamond Ring

Zoë Chico

Bezel-set ring in 14k gold.

SHOP NOW: Zoë Chico, $3,000

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Michelle Oh Anya Ring

Michelle Oh Anya Ring

Michelle Oh

Grey rose-cut salt and pepper diamond flanked by pavé diamonds, set in 14k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Michelle Oh, approximately $3,520.35

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Apres Jewelry The Nova Ring

Apres Jewelry The Nova Ring

Apres Jewelry

Pavé band with an X-shaped pavé halo (stone not included).

SHOP NOW: Apres Jewelry, from $2,260 for setting

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Jacquie Aiche Pavé Marquise Diamond Ring

Jacquie Aiche Pavé Marquise Diamond Ring

Jacquie Aiche

Marquise diamond ring in 14k gold.

SHOP NOW: Jacquie Aiche, $3,250

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Tacori Simply Tacori Ring

Tacori Simply Tacori Ring

Tacori

Platinum ring setting (center stone not included).

SHOP NOW: Tacori, from $3,590 for setting

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Anita Ko Marquise Cut Diamond Ring

Anita Ko Marquis Cut Diamond Ring

Anita Ko

Marquise rose-cut diamond ring, set in 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: Anita Ko, $6,800

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Shahla Karimi Marquise V Ring

Shahla Karimi Marquise V Ring

Shahla Khan

Marquise diamond nestled in v-shape band.

SHOP NOW: Shahla Karimi, from $890

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KatKim Marquise Crescendo Pavé Ring

KatKim Marquise Crescendo Pavé Ring

KatKim Jewelry

Marquise-cut diamond on pavé band, set in 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: KatKim Fine Jewelry, $7,200

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Rachel Boston Ara Ring

Rachel Boston Ara Ring

Rachel Boston

Marquise diamond on split shank band, set in 18k gold.

SHOP NOW: Rachel Boston, $6,985

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Ceremony Sienna Marquise Signet Ring

Sienna

Ceremony

Signet ring in 18k gold, with marquise diamond.

SHOP NOW: Ceremony, from $3,950

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Abby Sparks "The Kathleen" Marquise Diamond Custom Ring

Abby Sparks

Abby Sparks

Marquise diamond on pavé band, set in platinum.

SHOP NOW: Abby Sparks, from $12,000

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Mindi Mond Bullet Marquise Dinner Ring

Bullet Ring

Mindi Mond

Marquise center stone with diamond encrusted halo and band.

SHOP NOW: Mindi Mond, $23,600

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Kataoka Iris Marquise Ring

Iris

Kataoka Jewelry

Marquise diamond on thin band featuring clusters of diamonds.

SHOP NOW: Kataoka Jewelry, from $6,980

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Anna Sheffield Marquise Bea Ring

Anna Sheffield Marquise Bea Ring

Anna Sheffield

Marquise diamond flanked by trillion stones.

SHOP NOW: Anna Sheffield, from $37,500

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Eva Fehren The Marquess Ring

Eva Fehren The Marquess Ring

Courtesy of Michelle Oh

Handmade 1.93 carat yellow diamond ring with pavé halo and double band, set in 18k yellow gold.

SHOP NOW: Eva Fehren, price upon request

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Michelle Oh Irma's Ring

Courtesy of Michelle Oh

Salt and pepper diamond ring flanked by black and white diamonds, set in 18k white gold.

SHOP NOW: Michelle Oh, price upon request

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Doyle & Doyle Vintage Marquise Cut Diamond Engagement Ring

Doyle & Doyle Vintage Marquise Cut Diamond Engagement Ring 3.05ct.

Doyle & Doyle

Vintage 3.05 carat marquise diamond ring in filigree mounting set with smaller diamonds, in platinum.

SHOP NOW: Doyle & Doyle, $49,500

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