Current Bid: $150
Appraised Value: $13,795
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The ring features a tanzanite set within stylized intertwining diamond ribbons and diamond accents, completed by a three millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish. Containing:
One prong set pear mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 13.80 x 9.00 x 6.35mm, approximate weight of 5.39ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 6/2), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Colored Stone Grading Report attached. 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.
Seventy-one prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 71 Stones = 0.61ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-2 to I-1
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 5.39ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.61ct.
Total Weight of Ring 8.86 gm