Current Bid: $1,600
Appraised Value: $10,150
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond frame, supported by tapering shoulders and ribbed under gallery and completed by a two millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "K14". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set square cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 8.40 x 8.35 x 5.45mm, approximate total weight of 2.61ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium, moderately strong, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 5/4), 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 & 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, & 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.
Twelve prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 12 Stones = 1.26ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-1 to I-1
Color G - H