DescriptionGemstone: Tanzanite - 12.91 Cts.
Merelani Hills, Umba Valley
Lelatema Mountains, Arusha Region
This incredible Tanzanite displays the most intense scintillation. The viewer will not be disappointed with this stone. Tanzanite is a prized material found in a singular remote region in Tanzania. Admired for its pleochroic habit, Tanzanite displays intense blues, purples and reds depending on how it is cut. This fine example exhibits a rich violet-blue hue with flashes of vibrant red. This precious stone is in excellent condition, is well-polished and cut with a cushion shape and Portuguese cut. It is eye-clean and worthy of being set or just admired.
Measurements: 15.00 x 11.80 x 8.92 mm, 12.91 cts.
Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.
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