12.01ct Tanzanite and 1.16ctw Diamond 18K White Gold Ring

Auction #1842 | Item #122

Current Bid: $1,300

Appraised Value: $33,595


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Description

One electronically tested 18KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond floret supported by diamond set split shoulders, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish with milgrain detailing. Trademark is UCG. Identified with markings of "18K 750". Containing:


One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 15.70 x 11.70 x 8.60mm, approximate weight of 12.01 ct., 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. 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 & 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.


Sixty-two prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 62 Stones = 1.16ct. Graded in the setting.

Clarity SI-1 to SI-2

Color E - G


Total Weight of Colored Stones 12.01ct

Total Weight of Diamonds 1.16ct

Total Weight of Ring 9.51 gm

SKU: 1122219