Tanzanite has become one of the most popular gems in the market place. In fact, it is now the most popular gemstone after the “big four,” which consists of diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and sapphires. This rare gem wasn’t found until 1967; the year it was discovered in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and is one of the most intriguing and popular blue gemstones available today. Bluish violet in hue, it belongs to the zoisite mineral group and is regarded as the second most sought-after blue gem, after sapphire.
This rare gem is considered as the birthstone for December and also the stone for the 24th wedding anniversary. Tanzanite exhibits a hardness of 6 to 7 on the Mohs scale. Despite the low rating, it can be used in all types of Jewelry. This vibrant and mystical gemstone’s limited availability has added to its appeal as an heirloom possession, making it a must-have for every discerning jewelry buyer who seeks distinction and rarity.
Genuine Tanzanite Sterling Silver Earrings
|METAL INFORMATION:||.925 Sterling Silver|
|Metal Stamp||925 QJ™ IN|
|Total CTW:||0.88 Carat|
|Stone Creation Method:||Natural|
|Stone Treatment Method:||Heat Treated|
|Stone Treatment Code:||E|