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One electronically tested 18KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond necklace. Condition is new, good workmanship. Seventeen inch length necklace features a pendant consisting of a tanzanite set within tiered diamond bezels and supported by a flexible tapering diamond ribbon, transitioning into matching white gold links. The necklace is competed by a concealed clasp with safety. Bright polish finish. Identified with markings of "18K". Containing: One prong set square cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 14.20 x 13.70 x 8.40mm, approximate weight of 12.86ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, violetish blue color, (GIA vB 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 fifty-five prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 2.60 - 2.00 x 1.38mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 155 Stones = 6.30ct. The color grade reflects the entire range of color for this group. Graded in the setting. Clarity SI-1 to SI-2. Color G -- J. Total Weight of Colored Stones 12.86ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 6.30ct. Total Weight of Necklace 27.45gm. AIG Appraised at $58,945.00.

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18KT White Gold 12.86ct Tanzanite and Diamond Necklace

Estimate $44,250 - $58,945Jan 21, 2017
Starting Price $1
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