Current Bid: $2,500
Appraised Value: $18,740
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within tiered stylized diamond bezel supported by split shoulders, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing:
One prong set oval modified brilliant cut natural tanzanite, measuring 14.71 x 10.79 .4 x 6.29mm, exact weight 6.52ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, violetish blue color, (GIA vB 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. GIA Gemological Report attached. Graded loose prior to setting in the GIA Laboratory, Report #1176165245.
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.
Fifty-six bezel set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 56 Stones = 1.04ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity SI-2 to I-1
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 6.52ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.04ct.
Total Weight of Ring 9.48 gm