Current Bid: $3,500
Appraised Value: $26,270
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within stylized diamond bezels, completed by a three millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set oval modified brilliant cut natural tanzanite, measuring 14.43 x 12.10 x 7.09mm, exact weight 9.11ct., 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 #1166724804.
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 Twelve prong set round brilliant cut diamonds approximate total weight of 112 Stones = 2.42ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity I-1 to I-3
Color G - I