Tanzanite rings, or tanzanite set with diamonds, the allure is unparalleled. Decide on the best tanzanite ring for yourself or your loved one. A decision based on knowledge is always better than an impulsive one, so read on.
Do you know that Tanzanites are about a thousand times rarer than diamonds? Tanzanite name comes from Tanzania, a small state in Africa, the only place where these awesome gemstones are mined. Since the mines are likely to get exhausted within the span of our generation, tanzanite ring is the gemstone ring you want to pick now.
Widely celebrated by the house of Tiffany’s and designed exclusively for celebrity clientele by Erica Courtney, now you can flaunt your own gift of Tanzanite ring. One aspect that may be making this gem so popular could be the fact that each time you buy a tanzanite; some underprivileged child in Tanzania has her life improved in a minor sort of a way.
Turquoise was the old birthstone for the month of December. In 2002 the American Gemstone Trade Association added tanzanite to the list of modern birthstones for December. Given their rarity, rich violet blue color, these stones are highly prized. Tanzanites are also the anniversary stones for 24 years of marriage.
Said to be plechroic, or showing more than two colors when viewed from different angles, tanzanites are by and large blue to violet blue in color, with hues of purple in most gemstones. Now assigned as the December birthstone (besides blue topaz),Tanzanites are the youngest entrants in gemstone industry. And have been denominated as “gemstone of the 20th century”, since they were discovered as recently as the 1960s.Tanzanite rings have proved to be a sensation and a lot of trendy people choose them over other gemstones.
Among tanzanite rings, we have a wide range to choose from: tanzanite and diamond ring, tanzanite and diamond halo engagement ring, round tanzanite three stone ring, oval tanzanite split shank ring , tanzanite solitaire ring, tanzanite curved shank ring , tanzanite tapered shank ring , oval tanzanite vintage ring and many others.
Qualitatively, tanzanite marks a 7 on mohs scale, which means it is softer than rubies and sapphires. On clarity scale, most tanzanites are eye clean, which means that they may have inclusions upon magnification, but are largely free from them when seen with naked eyes. Color of Tanzanite gets deeper in top quality and in larger sizes. If you can afford it, choose the largest tanzanite in a tanzanite ring. It is a sound investment which will surely multiply over time.
As such, tanzanite is a blue and blue violet gemstone, colors that are said to have soothing effects upon the wearer. Blue gemstones are traditionally believed to bring mental clarity and calm to the wearer. Reason enough to pick that tanzanite ring as a gift now?