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Montana Premier March 4th Collector Auction

Sat, Mar 4, 2023 11:00AM EST
Lot 238

Two Stone Tanzanite & VS2 Diamond Platinum Ring

Estimate: $24,000 - $34,000

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$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
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$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this two stone tanzanite and VS2 diamond platinum ring with GGA paperwork. The ring features a wonderfully and professionally crafted platinum construction and shows a 'Oscar Friedman' hallmark and shows a 'PT950'. The two center stones are natural emerald, faceted cut tanzanite gemstones that measure 11.34 x 9.15 and 11.02 x 8.04mm and are considered type I with bluish violet with excellent symmetry that shows a a total weight of 10.67 carats. The floral decorated shoulders are set with a total of 60 round brilliant cut diamonds with measurements of 1.9 x 1.0mm and shows the average clarity of VS2 - SI1 and an average color of F - G and a total weight of 1.12 carats. Tanzanite Is a very rare precious gemstone that is only found in the Usumburu Mountains that border the Umba Valley of northern Tanzania. Originally discovered in 1967 by Tiffany & Company who named the stone Tanzanite. Tanzantite is unique due to its exceptional pleochroism (an optical phenomenon in which a stone has different colors when observed at different angles). The piece comes complete with GGA(GemAssure Gemological Appraisals, GGA Appraisal Number#: GGA063340 and trace number: RN033464) report and appraisal confirming the above info and giving a total value of $43,570.00. The ring size is US 7 1/2.