Current Bid: $1,100
Appraised Value: $9,835
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a bouquet of tanzanite and diamonds supported by split shoulders and completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "K14". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 9.00 x 7.00 x 4.70mm, 6% bulge factor, approximate weight of 2.14ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 5/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Graded in the setting.
Ten prong set round brilliant cut natural tanzanites, measuring 3.50 - 3.50 x 2.28 mm, approximate total weight of 1.85ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 5/3), 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.
Twenty-Six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 2.00 - 1.90 x 1.17mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 26 Stones = 0.73ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-2 to I-3
Color G - I