Current Bid: $4,750
Appraised Value: $26,955
One electronically tested platinum ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a tiered diamond floret supported by diamond set shoulders, completed by a three millimeter wide band. Trademark is Orianne. Identified with markings of "950". Condition is new, good workmanship.
One prong set oval modified brilliant cut natural tanzanite, measuring 13.48 x 10.09 x 6.72mm, exact weight 6.89ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, moderately strong, violet color, (GIA V 6/4), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. GIA Gemological Report attached. Graded loose prior to setting in the GIA Laboratory, Report # 2161949872.
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.
Fifty-Eight prong set round brilliant cut diamonds (depth est.) exact total weight 58 Stones = 2.13ct. Graded in the setting.
Clarity VS-1 to VS-2
Color D - E