Current Bid: $3,000
Appraised Value: $10,160
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a biight puiisii Coodii.ion i6 ,soud is set within a diamond floret bezel, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 11.55 x 8.85 x 6.00mm, approximate weight of 4.40ct., 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.
Twelve prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 3.00 - 2.80 x 1.74mm approximate total weight of 12 Stones = 1.15ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-2 to I-1
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 4.40ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.15ct.
Total Weight of Ring 6.16 gm