Its alluring blue hue, with violet overtones, makes tanzanite the radiant and rare gemstone that it is today. Considered the 'most beautiful blue stone' to have been discovered in the last 2,000 years, this gem is named after Tanzania, the East African country where it is exclusively mined.
Millions of years in the making, tanzanite jewelry is relatively new to the gemstone-loving world. Discovered in 1967, this gem was instantly prized for its mesmerizing hues and color-changing effect.
Color-changing effect? Yes! Tanzanite is famous for such a distinguished and unique quality. Depending on the lighting and the angle of your vision, it may appear as a beautiful blue like sapphire or a vibrant violet like amethyst.
Tanzanite jewelry pieces are bold, luxurious and display a fascinating color range of blue and purple hues. From Tanzanite earrings and Tanzanite rings to Tanzanite pendant,Tanzanite necklaces and Tanzanite bracelets, Shop LC has them all.
Whether set alone or in combination with diamonds, tanzanite is sure to captivate your senses. These pieces make excellent gifts on occasions like birthdays, celebratory holidays and anniversaries. Bring the gleam of diamonds and tanzanite together at your fingertips.
Fun fact: Tanzanite is a birthstone for December, along with zircon, turquoise, and blue topaz. It is also the gem for a 24th anniversary.
The quality options for tanzanite ranges from good (A), better (AA), best (AAA) to heirloom (AAAA).
Experience the pure regalness of tanzanite. It's hard to be anything but impressed when you see this gorgeous gem in person as it radiates beauty with rich, velvety blue and purple hues and brilliantly pops against white gold or sterling silver jewelry settings.
In the short time since tanzanite has been discovered, its poised lushness has become the second most popular blue gem.
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