Current Bid: $3,750
Appraised Value: $20,655
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond pendant with chain. Condition is new, good workmanship. The pendant features a tanzanite set within tiered diamond bezels completed by a stylized diamond set bail. The pendant is supported by an eighteen inch length 14KT white gold designer style chain terminating in a lobster claw clasp. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set oval modified brilliant cut natural tanzanite, measuring 12.76 x 8.49 x 5.53mm, approximate weight of 4.68ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, moderately strong, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 6/4), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. EGL Report attached. Graded in the EGL Laboratory, Report #US 64694501C.
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, & 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.
Eighty-two prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 82 Stones = 2.82ct. EGL Report attached. Graded in the EGL Laboratory, Report #US 64694501C.
Clarity SI-2 to I-1
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 4.68ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 2.82ct.
Total Weight of Pendant With Chain 14.85 gm