is a rare and very popular violet blue stone from Tanzania.
is rated 6-7 on the Mohs Scale.
tanzanite as an alternate birthstone for December and
to celebrate the 24th wedding anniversary.
harsh cleaners and acids to keep your tanzanite looking
great for generations.
is quite pronounced in tanzanite, so it can break easily
if hit in just the right way.
is a rare, very popular gemstone with a distinctive blue
to violet blue color. This blue version of zoisite was
discovered in 1967 and introduced to the world as tanzanite
in a Tiffany & Co. promotional campaign in 1969. Surely,
tanzanite’s penetrating blue color is the reason
for its popularity—it makes the gem at once edgy
and elegant. Tanzanite is designated for the 24th wedding
anniversary and can be used as an alternate birthstone
for December. Because of limited availability and consumer
demand, expect premium prices on high-quality tanzanite,
especially in larger stones. With proper care tanzanite
jewelry makes excellent heirloom pieces. Just be sure
to keep the stones away from acids and harsh cleaners
and protect them from sharp blows or sudden temperature