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Started 1382933652.843 in Jewelry Talk | Last reply 1383396226.73 by BlingQueen022
Anyone buying Micael Valitutti's tanzanite ring tonite? I'm conidering...

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BlingQueen­0221382933839.1875018 PostsRegistered 9/23/2012
I couldn't have hit that submit button fast enough! I have several of his rings and all of them are winners. I've never received a bad piece of jewelry yet that he makes. The vermil lasts forever. Never ever had a problem with any of his pieces that has that. Love his rings. He's the king of rings as far as I'm concerned. Love Michael.

Hudsongrl1382934004.177524 PostsRegistered 12/3/2006
On 10/27/2013 BlingQueen022 said: I couldn't have hit that submit button fast enough! I have several of his rings and all of them are winners. I've never received a bad piece of jewelry yet that he makes. The vermil lasts forever. Never ever had a problem with any of his pieces that has that. Love his rings. He's the king of rings as far as I'm concerned. Love Michael.
I've got quite a few too . Love Michael. Just not sure about this one?

kachina6241382934471.40316666 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004New Mexico
It's a beautiful ring but I've got a ton of purple rings including the Victress, so I'm passing. I've done a lot of damage at HSN and on a couple of ShopHQ pieces this week-end. It was a great time for HSN and Shop to feature jewelry shows 'cause there sure was nothing of interest on the Q. The tanzanite is really a good deal. It's the best quality tanzanite I've ever seen on TV.

belledejour1382934777.8372566 PostsRegistered 3/25/2013

TANZANITE BUYING GUIDE

The Definitive Guide to Understanding Tanzanite Quality, Value and Properties

http://www.lapigems.com/tanzanite_buying_guide.asp

Tanzanite Color - How it Affects Value

A Guide to Understanding Color Quality in Tanzanite

http://www.lapigems.com/Articles/Tanzanite-Color-How-it-Affects-Value.aspx



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BlingQueen­0221382934935.5175018 PostsRegistered 9/23/2012
On 10/27/2013 kachina624 said: It's a beautiful ring but I've got a ton of purple rings including the Victress, so I'm passing. I've done a lot of damage at HSN and on a couple of ShopHQ pieces this week-end. It was a great time for HSN and Shop to feature jewelry shows 'cause there sure was nothing of interest on the Q. The tanzanite is really a good deal. It's the best quality tanzanite I've ever seen on TV.
Omgosh! It sold out so fast. That''s the fastest I've ever seen one of his rings sell out. I'm glad I lost sleep for this, lol. Wow!

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Hudsongrl1382935066.283524 PostsRegistered 12/3/2006
On 10/27/2013 belledejour said:

TANZANITE BUYING GUIDE

The Definitive Guide to Understanding Tanzanite Quality, Value and Properties

http://www.lapigems.com/tanzanite_buying_guide.asp

Tanzanite Color - How it Affects Value

A Guide to Understanding Color Quality in Tanzanite

http://www.lapigems.com/Articles/Tanzanite-Color-How-it-Affects-Value.aspx

Thanks Belle, the link talks about the cut and windowing. I'm pretty sure these stones are an example of that type cutting. That being said i bought one and will look at it. If it is windowed, i am returning,

belledejour1382935283.9232566 PostsRegistered 3/25/2013
On 10/27/2013 Hudsongrl said:
On 10/27/2013 belledejour said:

TANZANITE BUYING GUIDE<br /> <br /> The Definitive Guide to Understanding Tanzanite Quality, Value and Properties<br /> <br /> http://www.lapigems.com/tanzanite_buying_guide.asp<br /> <br /> Tanzanite Color - How it Affects Value<br /> <br /> A Guide to Understanding Color Quality in Tanzanite

http://www.lapigems.com/Articles/Tanzanite-Color-How-it-Affects-Value.aspx<br />

Thanks Belle, the link talks about the cut and windowing. I'm pretty sure these stones are an example of that type cutting. That being said i bought one and will look at it. If it is windowed, i am returning,

You're welcome--- the color tone and saturation are really important too-- pay close attention to that.Smile



"It is not just that animals make the world more scenic or picturesque. The lives of animals are woven into our very being, closer than our own breathing, and our souls will suffer when they are gone." ~The Souls of Animals

Hudsongrl1382936838.03524 PostsRegistered 12/3/2006
On 10/27/2013 belledejour said:
On 10/27/2013 Hudsongrl said:
On 10/27/2013 belledejour said:

TANZANITE BUYING GUIDE<br /> <br /> The Definitive Guide to Understanding Tanzanite Quality, Value and Properties<br /> <br /> http://www.lapigems.com/tanzanite_buying_guide.asp<br /> <br /> Tanzanite Color - How it Affects Value<br /> <br /> A Guide to Understanding Color Quality in Tanzanite

http://www.lapigems.com/Articles/Tanzanite-Color-How-it-Affects-Value.aspx<br />

Thanks Belle, the link talks about the cut and windowing. I'm pretty sure these stones are an example of that type cutting. That being said i bought one and will look at it. If it is windowed, i am returning,

You're welcome--- the color tone and saturation are really important too-- pay close attention to that.Smile

I suppose at that price you really can't go wrong if you like the ring. I'll report back when i see it in person.

kachina6241382937768.3216666 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004New Mexico
On 10/27/2013 BlingQueen022 said:
On 10/27/2013 kachina624 said: It's a beautiful ring but I've got a ton of purple rings including the Victress, so I'm passing. I've done a lot of damage at HSN and on a couple of ShopHQ pieces this week-end. It was a great time for HSN and Shop to feature jewelry shows 'cause there sure was nothing of interest on the Q. The tanzanite is really a good deal. It's the best quality tanzanite I've ever seen on TV.
Omgosh! It sold out so fast. That''s the fastest I've ever seen one of his rings sell out. I'm glad I lost sleep for this, lol. Wow!
Even Michael looked flabbergasted.

kachina6241382937791.8416666 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004New Mexico
On 10/27/2013 BlingQueen022 said:
On 10/27/2013 kachina624 said: It's a beautiful ring but I've got a ton of purple rings including the Victress, so I'm passing. I've done a lot of damage at HSN and on a couple of ShopHQ pieces this week-end. It was a great time for HSN and Shop to feature jewelry shows 'cause there sure was nothing of interest on the Q. The tanzanite is really a good deal. It's the best quality tanzanite I've ever seen on TV.
Omgosh! It sold out so fast. That''s the fastest I've ever seen one of his rings sell out. I'm glad I lost sleep for this, lol. Wow!
Even Michael looked flabbergasted.

Q_spirit1382938660.5831093 PostsRegistered 7/23/2013

it is sold out in some sizes. not all sizes. (-:

“We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.” (Anton Chekhov)

bigsister1382948518.6635821 PostsRegistered 5/15/2010Southern California

I read the link on the windowing, etc. Very interesting and something I did not know.

For those who ordered the Tanzanite ring, if yours is cut well and has a very deep purple-blue color, you have a great stone at a fantastic price.

Let us hear from you when you get your rings.

Crazed4Gems1382956500.433505 PostsRegistered 1/8/2013

It sure is a gorgeous ring! I decided in advance to pass because of bad finances but when I woke up this morning the little devil on my shoulder told me to "Do it! Do it!". Unfortunately, my size sold out and my wallet's safe! I am thrilled for you ladies who did purchase one! I love Michael's artwork. No one really comes close!

doglover31382958337.0679888 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004

I too love Michael's rings. His are the only silver rings I can wear without any problem of any kind. I guess I too am a sort of collector of his rings, got 3 the last time he was on earlier this month, China gem show I think it was? I never had a piece of his I didn't love and every time I get one I say this is my favorite since all really are, his that is. It must be the palladium mixed in with the silver that makes me able to wear it, just love his rings.

ilovegreen­gems1382961144.01740 PostsRegistered 9/5/2006

I'm almost never up at midnight but I had to stay up to order it. I already had it in my cart on my iphone, and just waited for the price to go down which it did at 11:58! It was a bit higher in price than I was hoping, but this is the last ring I am ever going to order (I have many from the gold days, as well as at least 12 of Michael's). I already have a few tanzanite rings, but nothing over 1 carat, and I have always wanted at least a 2 carat stone. If the quality is not what was portrayed I will return it.

SANNA1383004077.0431574 PostsRegistered 4/26/2009

I've missed it !!!!! I fell asleep !!! When I woke up at 3 00 am, I've ran and checked and it was gone. Well, I am not too happy, my wallet is...

Something tells me Michael will bring it back.

But funny, I wanted at least to see a video of it and it is not available !

And also, those who post all the wonderful educational articles should understand that we are not paying $40,000 or even 4,000 for this ring . Its around $400, so we understand it is not a AAA, BUT IT IS A DARN GOOD DEAL FOR THE TV SHOPPING.

Enjoy , ladies, who did not sleep !

pistolino1383005584.2232092 PostsRegistered 7/4/2011

I decided to think about it and .... SOLD OUT. It was gorgeous. I'll be waiting to hear how those who did get one feel about it when it arrives.

Someone I love had Alzheimer's :(

CaneCorsoM­om1383006420.203457 PostsRegistered 6/16/2006

I ordered it. I don't buy anyones jewelry anymore but his - every ring I have every bought from him has been great - I love big stones.

Agree to disagree...

kachina6241383011536.11716666 PostsRegistered 10/6/2004New Mexico
On 10/28/2013 SANNA said:

I've missed it !!!!! I fell asleep !!! When I woke up at 3 00 am, I've ran and checked and it was gone. Well, I am not too happy, my wallet is...

Something tells me Michael will bring it back.

But funny, I wanted at least to see a video of it and it is not available !

And also, those who post all the wonderful educational articles should understand that we are not paying $40,000 or even 4,000 for this ring . Its around $400, so we understand it is not a AAA, BUT IT IS A DARN GOOD DEAL FOR THE TV SHOPPING.

Enjoy , ladies, who did not sleep !

He said it was AAA, but I question that. I don't know who establishes a rating system for gems. He recently claimed that a turquoise piece was AAA, and I know for a fact there is no grading system for turquoise.

BlingQueen­0221383013007.4175018 PostsRegistered 9/23/2012
GF just posted Judith's new tanzanite ring. I think the tread got poofed though. Have to say it's not as pretty as Michael's. And probably costs way more money.

SANNA1383021847.1571574 PostsRegistered 4/26/2009
On 10/28/2013 kachina624 said:
On 10/28/2013 SANNA said:

I've missed it !!!!! I fell asleep !!! When I woke up at 3 00 am, I've ran and checked and it was gone. Well, I am not too happy, my wallet is...

Something tells me Michael will bring it back.

But funny, I wanted at least to see a video of it and it is not available !

And also, those who post all the wonderful educational articles should understand that we are not paying $40,000 or even 4,000 for this ring . Its around $400, so we understand it is not a AAA, BUT IT IS A DARN GOOD DEAL FOR THE TV SHOPPING.

Enjoy , ladies, who did not sleep !

He said it was AAA, but I question that. I don't know who establishes a rating system for gems. He recently claimed that a turquoise piece was AAA, and I know for a fact there is no grading system for turquoise.

As far as I know Tanzanite is a trichroic gemstone that when it is AAA, it has to be deep royal blue with distinct flashes of purple and red. And those are very expensive.

I noticed that the term AAA became very liberally used by a lot of people including Michael.

But the bottom line is if we like the piece we should have it. As long as it is eye pleasing.

BlingQueen­0221383028562.1975018 PostsRegistered 9/23/2012
Omgosh! I just ended my jewelry collection with Michael's 5ct. Morganite Rhodolite ring. No more jewelry purchases for me! My collection is done!

Crazed4Gems1383059496.2505 PostsRegistered 1/8/2013
On 10/29/2013 BlingQueen022 said: Omgosh! I just ended my jewelry collection with Michael's 5ct. Morganite Rhodolite ring. No more jewelry purchases for me! My collection is done!

HAHAHA!!! I have a suspicion that you are not done! Maybe today you're done but tomorrow's another day!!! {#emotions_dlg.lol} His artwork is addictive, isn't it??!!!

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Sammycat11383061966.8439946 PostsRegistered 9/30/2005
On 10/29/2013 BlingQueen022 said: Omgosh! I just ended my jewelry collection with Michael's 5ct. Morganite Rhodolite ring. No more jewelry purchases for me! My collection is done!

Blingy, if I had a buck for every time you said that -- LOL! You'll be back because he waves delectable creations under our noses. {#emotions_dlg.biggrin}

OldFoogey1383064117.381949 PostsRegistered 4/20/2007

I love his rings but since they are not sizable they are a no go for me. Does this affect anyone else s buying his beautiful rings?

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