Current Bid: $3,000
Appraised Value: $24,580
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond bracelet. Condition is new, good workmanship. Seven inch length bracelet features a stylized tanzanite and diamond center supported by a flexible diamond ribbon transitioning into matching white gold links, terminating in a concealed clasp with twin safeties. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set rectangular step cut natural tanzanite approximate weight of 4.31ct., 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.
Two hundred fifty-four prong set round brilliant & baguette cut diamonds approximate total weight of 254 Stones = 3.88ct. The clarity grade reflects the entire range of clarity for this group. Graded in the setting.
Clarity VS-2 to I-1
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 4.31ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 3.88ct.
Total Weight of Bracelet 18.54 gm