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One electronically tested 14KT white gold ladies cast tanzanite and diamond ring with a bright polish finish. The featured tanzanite is set within a tanzanite and diamond bezel supported by diamond set shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band. Identified with markings of "K14". Condition is new, good workmanship. Containing: One prong set oval mixed cut natural tanzanite, measuring 11.03 x 9.00 x 5.20mm, approximate weight of 3.73ct., 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. Graded in the setting. Two prong set round mixed cut natural tanzanites, measuring 3.60 - 3.60 x 2.34 mm, approximate total weight of 0.50ct., clarity is slightly included, type I, medium dark, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 6/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with a minimum of distortion, transparent. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. Color grade is an average for the pair. 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. Twenty-Six prong set round brilliant cut diamonds, measuring 2.00 - 1.70 x 1.11mm (depth est.) approximate total weight of 26 Stones = 0.70ct. Graded in the setting. Clarity: I-2 to I-3. Color: H - J. Total Weight of Colored Stones 4.23ct. Total Weight of Diamonds 0.70ct. Total Weight of Ring 5.05gm.

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4.23 ctw Tanzanite and Diamond Ring - 14KT White Gold

Estimate $7,850 - $10,410Nov 08
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Westlake Village, CA, USA
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