Current Bid: $4,250
Appraised Value: $27,170
One electronically tested platinum ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond bezel supported by a lattice under gallery and tapering diamond set shoulders, completed by a three millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "PT950". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set oval modified brilliant cut natural tanzanite, measuring 15.03 x 11.23 x 6.81mm, exact weight 8.75ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, dark, very slightly grayish, violetish blue color, (GIA vB 7/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. GIA Gemological Report attached. Graded loose prior to setting in the GIA Laboratory, Report #2175379288.
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-Six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 46 Stones = 1.10ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity VS-1 to VS-2
Color F - H
Total Weight of Colored Stones 8.75 ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 1.10 ct.
Total Weight of Ring 10.17 gm