Current Bid: $2,750
Appraised Value: $20,815
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a tiered diamond bezel supported by elaborate diamond set shoulders, completed by a three and one-half millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 12.85 x 9.50 x 6.50mm, 15% bulge factor, approximate weight of 6.48ct., 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. Colored Stone Grading Report attached. Graded inthe 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.
One Hundred Sixteen prong and bezel set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 116 Stones = 1.44ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-1 to I-1
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 6.48 ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.44 ct.
Total Weight of Ring 7.45gm