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    Gemstone: Tanzanite - 21.44 Cts.
    Merelani Hills, Umba Valley
    Lelatema Mountains, Arusha Region
    Tanzania

    Fast becoming one of the most recognizable and popular gemstones, Tanzanite is coveted in the market for its purplish-blue coloration and deep saturation. This stone lends itself to more of a violet hue, but does display a quintessential "pleochroism," and will light up a very saturated blue as well. This notable example weighs 21.44 carats, which is rather sizable, and displays great transparency, brilliance and luster. This incredible stone features a vibrant oval shape with a brilliant cut crown and a modified brilliant cut pavilion. The stone is eye-clean, with only the slightest of nicks on the girdle. It is generally accepted that all Tanzanite gemstones have been treated at a point in the process, and this gem is no exception. The "ends justify the means" here with the result being this beautiful gemstone. This awe-inspiring example comes with a GIA certification (#2171689743) attesting to its numerous attributes.
    Measurements: 18.76 x 14.16 x 11.15 mm, 21.44 cts.

    Accompanied by GIA Certificate #2171689743


    Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000.

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    August, 2018
    18th Saturday
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