Lot 64: 14KT White Gold 1.88ct Tanzanite and Diamond Ring A9605
July 3, 2014
Westlake Village, CA, USALive Auction
Description: 14KT White Gold 1.88ct Tanzanite and Diamond Ring A9605. new, good workmanship Condition! MV3051CF. One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within two tiered diamond bezels supported by diamond set shoulders, completed by two millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "K14". Condition is new, good workmanship. Containing: One prong set rectangular step cut natural tanzanite, measuring 8.70 x 6.10 x 3.70mm, approximate weight of 1.88ct., clarity is slightly included, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Graded in the setting.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-Eight prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.70 - 1.70 x 1.02mm (depth est.) approximate. Total Weight of 48 Stones = 0.89ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity: SI-1 to I-1 . Color: G - I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 1.88ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 0.89ct. Total Weight of Ring 6.01gm. AIG Appraised at $7,455.00.