Current Bid: $800
Appraised Value: $24,925
One electronically tested platinum ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond pendant with chain. Condition is new, good workmanship. The pendant features a tanzanite set within a tiered diamond floret, completed by a diamond ribbon bail. The pendant is supported by an eighteen inch length platinum wheat chain, terminating in a lobster claw clasp. Bright polish finish. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "PT950". Containing:
One prong set round modified brilliant cut natural tanzanite, measuring 11.07 - 11.58 x 9.81 mm, exact weight 8.13ct., type I, dark, very slightly grayish Clarity is slightly included, dark, very slightly grayish, Violet-Blue color, (GIA VB 7/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with a minimum of distortion, transparent. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. GIA Gemological Report attached. Graded loose prior to setting in the GIA Laboratory, Report # 2171083143.
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.
Forty-nine prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 49 Stones = 1.47ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity VS-2 to SI-2
Co1or G - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 8.13ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.47ct.
Total Weight of Pendant With Chain 13.65 gm