Tanzanite is marked as a rare and exotic gemstone. Its deep blue-purple hues make it an exceptional stone and brought high praise for the gems in past 30 years. It’s mystical appearance and vivid hues have made tanzanite a very common and most desired name among jewelry lovers. Tanzanite was discovered in 1967 and received the title of the most important gemstone discover in 2000 years.
Though it was known for its striking blue shades but now as the mines have gone deeper, an array of colored tanzanite was found. Pink, yellow, orange and green tanzanite crystals were found in the earth core. These fancy tanzanite have been found very seldom and are great for both jewelry lovers and gem collectors.
Tanzanite is a stone of Zoisite family and the presence of vanadium in the crystal is responsible for its blue or violet hues. Due to the natural changes when other minerals like manganese or iron become a part of zoisite crystal structure its color changes and the crystal becomes a fancy tanzanite. These fancy tanzanite are even rarer in nature but contains the same amazing properties as a blue tanzanite.
They also show the amazing pleochroism property which is a distinct feature of tanzanite. A pink tanzanite reflects pink, green and orange hue whereas a green tanzanite reflects green, violet and bluish-green hues.
Although a blue/violet tanzanite is itself a unique and rare gift of nature so is a very special and one-of-a-kind gemstone. This beautiful stone has made its way on the red carpet and is one of the favorites of celebrities.
Be it a ring or a pendant or a bracelet and earrings, every jewelry piece finds tanzanite as a beauty enhancer. Whether set in yellow gold, white gold, platinum or silver, tanzanite has the radiance to compliment any jewelry. so if you desire for opulent and gorgeous style go for a solitaire tanzanite ring or a tanzanite and diamond pendant. You’ll look exceptional and elite!