Current Bid: $1,000
Appraised Value: $9,760
One pair electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond dangle earrings with screw backs. Condition is new, good workmanship. Each earring features a tanzanite set within a tiered diamond floret, suspended by a flexible diamond ribbon, completed by a tanzanite and diamond floret post. Bright polish fmish with milgrain detailing. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
Four prong set round and oval mixed cut natural tanzanites approximate total weight of 3.55ct., 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 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.
Seventy-two bezel set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 72 Stones = 1.50ct. Graded in the setting.
Color G - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 3.55ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.50ct.
Total Weight of Dangle Earrings 6.60 gm