Oval Tanzanite

Oval Tanzanite
Oval Tanzanite
Oval Tanzanite
Oval Tanzanite

Oval Tanzanite

1,475.00

Sixty-eight oval mixed cut natural tanzanites, measuring 5.00 x 3.00 x 1.95mm, exact total weight 15.30ct., clarity is slightly included, type I, medium, very slightly grayish, bluish violet color, (GIA bV 5/3), cut is good. Transmitting light with a minimum of distortion, transparent. Naturally occurring internal & external characteristics are present. Measurements & the color grade are an average for the group. 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. Westfield Appraised at $1,475.00.
 

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