Current Bid: $2,750
Appraised Value: $24,290
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond bracelet. Condition is new, good workmanship. The seven and one quarter inch length bracelet features a flexible graduating tanzanite and diamond ribbon, terminating in a concealed clasp with twin safeties. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
Eighteen prong set oval brilliant cut natural tanzanites exact total weight 17.82ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium, slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 5/2), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Color grade is an average for the group. 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.
Two hundred ninety-two prong set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 292 Stones = 3.16ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-3 to I-2
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 17.82ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 3.16ct.
Total Weight of Bracelet 16.00 gm