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1.56ct Pear Tanzanite and 0.57ctw Diamond Ring

Auction #1485 | Item #127

Current Bid: $1,000

Appraised Value: $5,850

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One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond bezel supported by diamond set split shoulders, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish with yellow gold accents. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship.


One prong set pear mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 10.00 x 7.00 x 4.25mm,  approximate weight of 1.56ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, violetish blue color, (GIA vB 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-Eight prong & bead set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 2.20 - 1.20 x 1.02mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 48 Stones = 0.57ct. Graded in the setting.


Clarity            SI-2 to I-2    
Color              G - I