[na-vet; French na-vet]
- a gem, usually not a diamond, cut as a marquise.
Origin of navette
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Examples from the Web for navette
Many of the best-known collections contain examples of these "nef" or "navette" pendants.Jewellery
H. Clifford Smith,
One, a man named Navette, pleaded that he could not have plotted in prison where he had only spent four days.The Gods are Athirst
The “marquise” or “navette” form is an elliptical brilliant of varying width in proportion to its length.