Current Bid: $1,300
Appraised Value: $13,825
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The ring features a tanzanite set within a diamond bezel, supported by a lattice under gallery and diamond set split shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set rectangular step cut natural tanzanite, measuring 11.30 x 6.90 x 5.20mm, exact weight 4.27ct., clarity is slightly included, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with a minimum of distortion, transparent. Naturally occurring internal and external characteristics are present. 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.
Thirty-eight prong set round brilliant cut diamonds exact total weight 38 Stones = 1.24ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-1 to SI-3
Color F - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 4.27ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.24ct.
Total Weight of Ring 5.10 gm