Check out some interesting facts about the violet-blue beauty
Jumanne Mhero Ngoma, a resident of the Same District of Kilimanjaro discovered Tanzanite in the year 1967 in the Merelani Hills of Manyara Region, Tanzania
Tanzanites are rare since they are mined only in a single location across the world, i.e., in Tanzania’s Simanjiro District in Manyara
Tanzanite is a semi-precious variety of base mineral zoisite containing trace amount of vanadium
Tanzanites can be found in shades of royal blue, indigo and violet, exhibiting strong pleochroism
The credit goes to Tiffany & Co. for naming Tanzanite after the country of its origin, in 1968 when the stone was introduced to the public
Tanzanites score between 6 and 6.5 on the Mohs hardness scale, feel free to wear them but with extra care
Tanzanite’s original brownish color transforms into the actual violet-blue hue only after undergoing natural or artificial heat treatment
Tanzanite was chosen as the December birthstone in 2002 by the American Gem Trade Association
Keep tanzanite close to you to overcome anxiety, fight against psychological ailments and transform negative energies into positive vibes
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