Current Bid: $3,000
Appraised Value: $29,800
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond bracelet. The six and three quarter inch length bracelet features a flexible tanzanite and diamond bezel ribbon, terminating in a concealed clasp with twin safeties. Bright polish finish. Containing:
Fourteen prong set oval brilliant cut natural tanzanites, measuring 9.00 x 7.00 x 4.55mm, exact total weight 24.92ct., 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 fifty-two prong set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 252 Stones = 3.51ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-3 to I-2
Total Weight of Colored Stones 24.92ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 3.51ct.