Current Bid: $2,250
Appraised Value: $13,010
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond pendant with chain. Trademark is ORIANNE. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set rectangular cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 10.00 x 7.00 x 6.10mm, 5% bulge factor, approximate weight of 3.57ct., 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.
Sixty-Seven prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.80 - 1.60 x 1.02mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 67 Stones = 1.22ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-2 to I-2
Color H - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 3.57 ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.22 ct.