Current Bid: $900
Appraised Value: $7,900
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 a diamond bezel supported by a lattice under gallery and diamond set split shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set rectangular cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite approximate weight of 2.67ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 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 & 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.
Forty-eight prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 48 Stones = 0.73ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color F - G
Total Weight of Colored Stones 2.67ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.73ct.
Total Weight of Ring 4.79 gm