Popular for its intense deep violet to blue color, Tanzanite is actually the commercial name given to the mineral Zoisite. This beautiful gem is increasingly being used in fine jewelry across the globe instead of the much-used and hugely popular blue sapphire . Here we take a look at the properties and characteristics that distinguish it from other similar looking stones like iolite and blue sapphire. ...– Mark

 

Tanzanite Pictures»

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Tanzanite Properties»

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The gemstone Tanzanite ranges in blue, violet and lavender shades and is a form of the mineral Zoisite which is a calcium aluminium silicate. The colour of Zoisite ranges from shades of greyish brown to white. In its raw stage Tanzanite is usually found brownish and very rarely, blue, violet or deep brown irregular sized crystals, often with broken ends. ....

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Tanzanite Mining»

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The Mererani or the Merelani Hills of Tanzania are the sole Tanzanite hub of the world. The sensationally attractive and new born mineral in the world of gemstones owes its birthplace to Tanzania where it was discovered way back in the 1960's. The Merelani Hill area located just 16 kms south of Kilimanjaro Airport is another 70kms south-east from the district of Arusha, situated at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. Some also have the idea that Tanzanite was discovered in 1967 in the Umba Valley located in the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. ....

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Tanzanite Earrings»

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If the essence of a perfect woman is summarized by the words, beauty with brain, a perfect piece of jewellery shows of a tricky combination of affordability and aesthetics. The Tanzanite earrings are examples of perfection, where size of your purse never becomes an impediment on the way of your appreciation for fineries. ....

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Tanzanite bracelets»

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A bracelet is one of the most sophisticated pieces of jewellery which emphasizes on your love for details. Coming to the option of a tanzanite bracelet, what could be more eye-catching than a circle of gorgeous purple gemstones shimmering around your slender wrist? Leaving aside the whole gang of traditional favourites like diamonds, rubies or sapphires, your selection of a tanzanite bracelet will definitely be a signature of your appetite for exceptional and exclusive. ....

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Tanzanite White Gold»

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This white gold actually is an alloy of gold mixed with white metals like nickel, silver and palladium. Like white gold, tanzanite is also a new comer in the world of jewellery. It is the beautiful tonal harmony between these two that has made them the hottest couple in the arena of fancy jewellery.....

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Tanzanite Pendants»

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Pendant is a very important piece of jewellery, in as much as it is supposed to highlight the most prominent part of the body. The shape, the size, and the colour –these three factors together amount to the beauty of a pendant which in turn performs the duty of adorning the upper part of one’s figure.....

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Facts about Tanzanite»

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Original tanzanite is a very rare kind of tone, occurring only in a small place in Tanzania, known as Merelani Hill, Arusha. It is actually a variety of Zoisite, which is the member of Epidote group, a silicate of calcium and aluminium.....

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TANZANITE RING»

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This unique colour gem looks equally great in any piece of jewellery, be it an exquisite ring or large pendant. So far as rings are concerned, small stones always look better on them. A Tanzanite ring can be the ideal choice for a truly fashionable person because its unusual blend of colour renders each and every piece of jewllery a really exclusive look.....

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