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❦ CRYSTAL❦ In October 2002, Tanzanite was added to the official birthstone list by the American Gem Trade Association. Tanzanite was first discovered in 1967 in Tanzania, East Africa. As one of the newest and most exotically colored gemstones, Tanzanite is part of the Zoisite mineral species and is only found in East Africa. Tanzanite is very rarely a pure blue and usually exhibits rich purple overtones.

In October Tanzanite was added to the official birthstone list by the American Gem Trade Association. Tanzanite was first discovered in 1967 in Tanzania, East Africa. As one of the newest and most exotically colored gemstones, Tanzanite is part of t

Hue means its basic coloration. Tone is the term used to denote the lightness or darkness of the hue. There are 11 tones, 0 to 10, with 0 being colorless and 10 being the darkest. Saturation is the strength of a hue and is considered to be the most important factor in grading tanzanite by most gemological professionals. The lower levels, 1, 2 and 3 are of warm colors like red, orange or yellow, while level 5 is strong and level 6 is vivid or rather over-colored.

Color Grading of Tanzanite

Tanzanite is a gem which is famous primarily because of its color – the more concentrated and saturated the stone the more its value increases.Let us look at the tanzanite color chart to get a better idea of how this stone is graded and evaluated.

Tanzanite - 6.72 ct., Trillion Cut

Tanzanite - 6.72 ct., Trillion Cut

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Tanzanite is a one-of-a-kind gemstone unlike any other.

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Emerald Gemstones Legend says that peridot was one of the favorite gemstones of Cleopatra and that some of the "emeralds" worn by her were actually peridot

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Stone of the Month: Tanzanite!

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Gemstone Photographs - Kunzite (Pink Spodumene)

Gemstone Photographs - Kunzite (Pink Spodumene)

Tanzanite is a rare gem.[3][4] It is found only in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. The mineral was named by Tiffany & Co. after Tanzania, the country in which it was discovered

Tanzanite is a rare gem.It is found only in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. The mineral was named by Tiffany & Co. after Tanzania, the country in which it was discovered

Natural Zircon Colors. These untreated, natural-color zircons are from Sri Lanka. - Alan Jobbins.

Zircon is a colorful gem with high refraction and fire that’s unfairly confused with cubic zirconia. Well known for its flashes of multicolored light.

Tanzanite  cristal naturel 1.5 à 2.5g

Tanzanite cristal naturel 4.5 à 5g

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Absolutely stunning and very rare. This 5.57 carat, flawless green Tanzanite bursts with sparkle. A wonderful deep green with a hint of blue. Strong violet, green and blue trichroic colors in the dichroscope. A real collector's piece.

Absolutely stunning and very rare. This carat, flawless green Tanzanite bursts with sparkle. A wonderful deep green with a hint of blue. Strong violet, green and blue trichroic colors in the dichroscope.

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