Current Bid: $1,200
Appraised Value: $6,305
One pair electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond dangle earrings with screw backs. Condition is new, good workmanship. Each earring features a geometric tanzanite and diamond dangle, completed by a diamond set scallop design post. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set rectangular cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite approximate weight of 1.01ct., 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. Measurements & the color grade are an average for the pair. 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.
One hundred twenty-six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 126 Stones = 1.50ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-2 to I-3
Color G - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 1.01ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.50ct.
Total Weight of Earrings 8.75 gm