Tanzanite is an interesting gemstone, it is considered to be young and a relatively new entrant to the world of style and glamour. At the same time, this African beauty has gained tremendous respect and demand. Here are some interesting facts related to tanzanite gems. Mature jewelry lovers today, attach much importance to the history and origin details of what they wear.
A mineral by the name of zoisite is found in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The entire gem quality zoisite is spread across a small stretch of land. Experts agree that this zoisite formation might have occurred a few million years ago. A tiny amount of zoisite that is mined is of gem quality. When heated these crystals take on a stunning violet-blue color. Gemologists named it tanzanite, a word they thought that better describes its stunning beauty.
Tanzanite would have been formed roughly during the same time that, rubies, sapphires, emeralds and diamonds were formed. These gems have been known for centuries and even for thousands of years. Tanzanite on the other hand was first discovered in the year 1967, this made it a late entrant into the gemstone kingdom. The beauty of the gem pushed it up the ladder of fame, this ensured that it consistently enjoyed a significantly high demand and price.
If you consider the fact that diamonds a known rare stone is mined in at least a dozen nations, you will realize just how rare tanzanite is. With supply limited to a small stretch of land, this gorgeous gem is at least 1,000 times rarer than diamonds. So if you wish to get a truly unique and rare gemstone ring for yourself, make sure that you invest your money on tanzanite.
We encourage you to read the Kaisilver Tanzanite Gemstone Report and learn, more about this amazing natural gemstone. Kaisilver can custom make a tanzanite ring for you with your design or ours. We are widely accepted to be the world’s leading online custom jewelry provider.