Current Bid: $3,000
Appraised Value: $26,915
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond bracelet. Condition is new, good workmanship. The seven inch length bracelet features a flexible tanzanite and diamond bezel ribbon, terminating in a concealed clasp with twin safeties. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
Sixteen prong set oval brilliant cut natural tanzanites, measuring 8.00 x 6.00 x 3.90mm, exact total weight 19.40ct., 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, Measurements and the color grade are 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 twenty-four prong set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 224 Stones = 4.16ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-3 to I-2
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 19.40ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 4.16ct.
Total Weight of Bracelet 16.20 gm