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Lot 0399
One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast & assembled tanzanite and diamond pendant with chain. The pendant features a tanzanite set within two tiered diamond bezels, completed by a diamond set split bail. The pendant is supported by an eighteen inch length 14KT white gold designer style chain, terminating in a lobster claw clasp. Bright polish finish. Identified with markings of "K14". Condition is new, good workmanship. Containing: One prong set rectangular cushion mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 7.85 x 5.85 x 3.00mm, 12% bulge factor, exact weight 1.36ct., 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. 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. Forty-Six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 1.80 - 1.70 x 1.05mm exact total weight 46 Stones = 0.98ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity: SI-2 to I-1. Color: G - I. Total Weight of Colored Stones 1.36ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 0.98ct. Total Weight of Pendant With Chain 7.03gm. AIG Appraised at $6,515.00.

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1.36 ctw Tanzanite and Diamond Pendant With Chain -

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Estimate $4,900 - $6,515
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