Current Bid: $1,700
Appraised Value: $10,505
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond bezel, supported by a diamond set lattice under gallery and diamond set split shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish. Identified with markings of "K14". Containing:
One prong set square cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 7.50 x 7.40 x 5.70mm, exact weight 2.53ct., 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 twenty prong set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 120 Stones = 1.21ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-2 to I-2
Color F - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 2.53ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.21ct.
Total Weight of Ring 6.80 gm