OVERVIEW

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OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW ABOUT TANZANITE Found in just one place on earth, tanzanite is a relatively recent discovery. Tiffany & Co named this blue-violet variety of zoisite in honor of Tanzania, where it was first unearthed in 1967. Because the crystals show different colors depending on the viewing direction, cutters can fashion gems with a range of color from violetish blue to bluish violet depending on how much weight they want to retain from the rough. BIRTHSTONES & ANNIVERSARIES Tanzanite is a birthstone for December, along with zircon, turquoise, and blue topaz. Tanzanite is also the gem for a 24th anniversary. MERELANI Tanzanite has only one source: the hills of Merelani in northern Tanzania. 1967 Masai tribesman Ali Juuyawatu is credited with finding the first tanzanite crystal. PLEOCHROIC Tilt tanzanite and you’ll see three distinct colors in three crystal directions. FACTS Mineral: Zoisite Chemistry: Ca2Al3(SiO4)3(OH) Color: Violet blue to bluish violet to violet purple Refractive […]

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Traveling into the Tanzanite Mines of Tanzania, Africa

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Traveling into the Tanzanite Mines of Tanzania, Africa

  Do not visit Tanzania without exploring the Tanzanite minings for your one time life experience and learn about the history, mystery and rarity of Tanzanite, unique to the World. Through a mining tour, visitors discover how tanzanite was created, named, mined, cut, polished and graded. There is also the opportunity to purchase tanzanite direct from the source(minings). Blue Zebra Tanzanite under Reagan Balozi, are the best ones to take you there!!! Blue Zebra Art Studio is located in Tanzania in the small town of Moshi, situated at the bottom of the fascinating and exceptionally beautiful Mount Kilimanjaro. We pride ourselves in our collection of traditional and contemporary handcrafted African art, including paintings, carvings, jewellery, antiques, household items, clothing and much, much more. Many African artists never get to show the world their talents, here at Blue Zebra we strive to make that possible. bluezebraartstudio@outlook.co.uk http://www.bluezebra-art.co.uk

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FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING TANZANITE & Jewellery -Designs

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FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING TANZANITE & Jewellery -Designs

A piece of Tanzanite marks a special milestone and commemorates a cherished occasion with something that’s not only beautiful but also tangible. In short, purchasing a special gemstone creation is an emotionally rewarding investment and a decision that’s not to be taken lightly. This is why Tanzanitedirectory.com has come with a list of Licensed Tanzanite Companies and Other gemstones Dealers so you can easly Select where and how to purchase. By educating yourself, you’ll not only have a better understanding of what it is you’re buying, but you’ll also learn to appreciate all the fascinating intricacies of a single item of Tanzanite. FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN BUYING TANZANITE Discovered at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1967, tanzanite is 1000 times rarer than a diamond. Its value is also determined in a similar way to the diamond by using the Four C ‘s Cut If tanzanite is cut too shallow, […]

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