Current Bid: $5,000
Appraised Value: $39,675
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond pendant with chain. Condition is new, good workmanship. The pendant features a tanzanite set within a bombe style diamond bezel, completed by a diamond set bail. The pendant is supported by a twenty one inch length 14KT white gold designer style chain terminating in a lobster claw clasp. Trademark is ORIANNE. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 14.70mm x 10.80mm x 8.10mm, 10% bulge factor, approximate weight of 10.13ct., 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. Colored Stone Grading Report attached. Graded in the setting.
Tanzanite is a very rare gemstone that is only found in the country of Tanzania. Originally discovered in 1967. Tiffany and 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, and 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.
Three hundred eighty-five bead set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.30mm to 1.00mm x 0.69mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 385 Stones = 2.28ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I1 to I3
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 10.13ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 2.28ct.
Total Weight of Pendant With Chain 31.90 gm