Lot 184: 14KT White Gold 7.10ct Tanzanite and Diamond Ring RM2005
July 3, 2014
Westlake Village, CA, USALive Auction
Description: 14KT White Gold 7.10ct Tanzanite and Diamond Ring RM2005. Great Condition! TF5004RZ. One electronically tested 14KT White Gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond ring. Condition is new, good workmanship. The featured tanzanite is set within tiered bezels supported by an elaborate diamond set under gallery and diamond set shoulders, completed by a three millimeter wide band. Bright polish finish with milgrain detailing throughout. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "14K". Containing: One prong set rectangular cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 11.50 x 10.00 x 7.35mm, 6% bulge factor, approximate weight of 7.10ct, 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. One hundred thirty-eight bead & bezel set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 3.00 - 1.10 x 1.23mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 138 Stones = 1.67ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity I-1 to I-2. Color G-I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 7.10ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 1.67ct. Total Weight of Ring 10.24 grams. AIG Appraised at $23,735.00.