Current Bid: $1,750
Appraised Value: $23,540
One pair electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast and assembled tanzanite and diamond dangle earrings with standard backs. Condition is new, good workmanship. Each earring features a tanzanite and diamond bezel drop, suspended by a diamond ribbon and completed by a tanzanite and diamond bezel post. Bright polish finish. Containing:
Two prong set pear mixed cut natural tanzanites, measuring 12.00 x 9.90 x 6.00mm, approximate total weight of 8.76ct., 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. Measurements and the color grade are an average for the pair. Graded in the setting.
Two prong set round mixed cut natural tanzanites, measuring 4.00 - 4.00 x 2.60 mm, approximate total weight of 0.52ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium, very slightly grayish, violetish blue color, (GIA vB 5/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Measurements are an average for the pair. Graded in the setting.
Tanzanite is a very rare gemstone that is only found in the country of Tanzania. Originally discovered in 1967. Tiffany and 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, and 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 exact total weight 86 Stones = 0.84ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-I to I-3
Color G - I
Total Weight of Colored Stones 9.28ct.
Total Weight of Diamonds 0.84ct.
Total Weight of Dangle Earrings 10.00 gm