Incredible color and brilliance make tanzanite
a truly extraordinary gemstone. This stone is found in only one place in the
world, Tanzania in Africa and has become one of the most precious and loved
gemstones in the world. It is only available in blue color with a slight hint
of purple in it. When compared to other gemstones, it is a very newly
discovered gemstone. It was found in 1967 and was pronounces as ‘gemstone of
the century’ by experts.
Tanzanite is a variety of zoisite and has calcium aluminum
silicate in it. It is not a very hard gemstone and is found to be from 6.5 to 7
on the Mohs scale. Therefore, it is very important to wear this stone carefully
and keep it away from chemicals and harmful rays.
Tanzanite stones are
available in deep blue, ultramarine blue and light violet-blue colors and the
stones with a hint of purple color in them are most highly priced. What makes
this gemstone a favorite among jewellery makers, is that this stone can be cut
in every shape possible. This gorgeous stone has a mesmerizing aura around it
and looks extremely rich when adorned in a jewellery piece. It is believed the
wearing a Tanzanite makes one confident among people and also calms them down.
This stone is suitable for women of all age.