Current Bid: $2,500
Appraised Value: $17,325
One electronically tested 14KT yellow gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within tiered diamond bezels supported by a ribbed under gallery and diamond set three-way split shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set pear mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 12.50 x 9.20 x 7.40mm, approximate weight of 5.52ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, moderately strong, blue color, (GIA B 6/4), 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.
Eighty-six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 86 Stones = 1.62ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-2 to 1-2
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 5.52ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.62ct.
Total Weight of Ring 7.22 gm