Current Bid: $3,250
Appraised Value: $19,955
One electronically tested 14KT yellow gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within a two tiered diamond bezel, completed by a split yellow gold band. Identified with markings of "K14". Containing:
One prong set heart mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 14.50 x 15.30 x 10.40mm, approximate weight of 13.87ct., clarity is eye clean, medium, very slightly grayish, green blue color, (GIA GB 5/3), 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.
Ninety-two prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.40 - 1.40 x 0.84mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 92 Stones = 0.98ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color K - M
Total Weight of Colored Stones 13.87ct
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.98ct
Total Weight of Ring 11.50gm