Lot 328: 14KT White Gold 21.19ct Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring A7610
March 10, 2014
Westlake Village, CA, USALive Auction
Description: 14KT White Gold 21.19ct Blue Topaz and Diamond Ring A7610. Great Condition! HZ2031ZB. One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast blue topaz and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured topaz is set within a diamond bezel supported by a partially open gallery completed by a tapering three millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing: One prong set oval mixed cut natural blue topaz, measuring 19.60 x 14.25 x 9.70mm, 8% bulge factor, approximate weight of 21.19ct, clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, strong, very slightly greenish blue color, (GIA vslgB 6/5), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. Colored Stone Grading Report attached. Graded in the setting. A deposit of a thin layer has been applied to the topaz to produce the intense color effect. The process utilizes a very high temperature treatment, diffusion of ions into the topaz, plus in some cases neutron bombardment has been used to create the color center. Diffusion processes causes the added ions to become part of the crystal surface with no distinct boundary. Do not put a gem treated in this manner into an ultrasonic cleaner. Nineteen prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 2.60 - 2.50 x 1.56mm (depth est.) approximate. Total Weight of 19 Stones = 1.27ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity: SI-2 to I-1. Color: G - I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 21.19ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 1.27ct. Total Weight of Ring 10.89 grams. AIG Appraised at $5,575.00.