Current Bid: $800
Appraised Value: $9,795
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within stylized tiered diamond bezels, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One half bezel set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite approximate weight of 1.88ct., 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. 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.
One hundred forty prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 140 Stones = 1.85ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I1 to I2
Color F - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 1.88ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.85ct.
Total Weight of Ring 9.37 gm