Gemstone: Tourmaline, Cut Type: Navette Marquise Faceted.
The Classic Marquise Navette is elongated in a gentle curve and has two tapered ends. The shape is reminiscent of a boat or an eye – a harmonious, appealing cut that works well for a variety of jewelry designs. The most common faceting is small diamond-shaped facets on the crown – the top next to a small table – and on the body of the stone. This cut brings out the best in tourmaline’s natural color distribution and gives the gemstone a fiery sparkle. Also common is the name marquise cut.
Tourmaline – Tourmaline Properties