Lot 279: 14KT White Gold 6.28ct Tanzanite and Diamond Ring A9612
July 3, 2014
Westlake Village, CA, USALive Auction
Description: 14KT White Gold 6.28ct Tanzanite and Diamond Ring A9612. new, good workmanship Condition! RA7002AR. One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a diamond bezel supported by tapering shoulders, completed by a two and one-half millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Condition is new, good workmanship. Containing: One prong set pear mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 13.50 x 9.00 x 6.90mm, 10%. bulge factor, approximate weight of 6.28ct., 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. Colored Stone Grading Report attached. 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. Twenty prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 2.00 - 1.90 x 1.17mm (depth est.) approximate. Total Weight of 20 Stones = 0.65ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity: SI-1 to I-1 . Color: G - I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 6.28ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 0.65ct. Total Weight of Ring 4.10gm. AIG Appraised at $18,175.00.