Current Bid: $1,900
Appraised Value: $10,200
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite & diamond ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond bezel, supported by a diamond set filigree under gallery and diamond set shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set square cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 8.80 x 8.70 x 5.40mm, exact weight 2.91ct., 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.
Two hundred thirty-eight prong set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 238 Stones = 0.82ctw. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-2
Color F - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 2.91ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.82ctw.
Total Weight of Ring 4.20 gm