Current Bid: $600
Appraised Value: $6,215
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond bezel supported by diamond set shoulders, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 8.00 x 5.40 x 4.30mm, approximate weight of 1.22ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Graded in the setting.
Tanzanite is a very rare gemstone that is only found in the country of Tanzania. Originally discovered in 1967. Tiffany & Company, named the stone Tanzanite. It is found in the Usumburu Mountains that border the Umba Valley of northern Tanzania. Tanzanite occurs in gray, brown, violet, blue, reddish-purple, & green. The gem is interesting because of its exceptional pleochroism. Rotated in different directions a tanzanite will exhibit multiple changes of color. Tanzanite has a low tolerance to ultrasonic cleaning, and should not be cleaned using this method.
Forty-four prong set baguette cut diamonds, measuring from 1.70 x 0.90 x 0.63mm (depth est.) to 2.50 x 1.00 x 0.70mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 44 Stones = 0.58ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-1 to SI-2
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 1.22ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.58ct.
Total Weight of Ring 4.65 gm