Tanzanite

Info: Tanzanite is relatively new to the colored stone galaxy. This transparent blue gem was discovered by a Tanzanian Jumanne Mhero Ngoma in the Mererani Hills of Manyara Region in Northern Tanzania in 1967, near the city of Arusha and Mount Kilimanjaro.

Tiffany & Co. recognized its potential as an international seller and made to become its main distributor. That’s why almost overnight, tanzanite was popular with leading jewelry designers and other gem professionals, as well as with customers. But there have been wide fluctuations in the gem’s supply and price level, due […]