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Lot 0211
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond pendant with chain. The pendant features a tanzanite set within a diamond ribbon bezel completed by lattice under gallery and a hidden bail. The pendant is supported by a sixteen inch length 14KT white gold snake chain, terminating in a lobster claw clasp. Bright polish finish. Identified with markings of '14K'. Condition is good. Containing: One prong set triangle mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 9.00 x 9.00 x 4.80mm, 5%. bulge factor, approximate weight of 2.46ct., clarity is eye clean, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bevy 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with no distortion, transparent. 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. Thirty-Seven channel set baguette cut (tapered) diamonds, measuring from 2.20 x 0.60 x 0.42mm (depth est.) to 2.30 x 1.20 x 0.84mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 37 Stones = 0.45ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity VS-2 to SI-2. Color: G - I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 2.46ct.. Total Weight of Diamonds 0.45ct.. Total Weight of Pendant With Chain 10.84gm. AIG Appraised at $7,905.00.

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2.46 ctw Tanzanite and Diamond Pendant With Chain -

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