Green Tanzanite Stone
With the glowing shades and perfected facets, there’s no parallel beauty like the green tanzanite! Boasting an exceptional clarity, the stone is an ideal wear at almost every occasion you’d grace with your ethereal presence with!
Origin and supply
Most of the tanzanite today is mined from Tanzania, which is the biggest supplier of the stone. The mines there are divided into 4 block from where the rocks are procured; namely Unites “A,” “B,” “C,” and “D.”
About 20 years ago was the first time when the brilliant Green Tanzanite was spotted. With alluring hues and vividly entrancing clarity, it took the gemstone world by storm. Like other tanzanite, it shows a play of colours when viewed from different angles. It also holds the pleochroistic quality like other varieties, meaning that it shows a different shade when viewed in different lights and angles.
What makes the stone special is the red-violet undertone along with a hypnotizing green base colour. Some rare varieties also portray a riveting mix of bluish-green tones as well. That said, it is majorly known for its unique colour play. The colour of the stone might resemble with tourmaline, but there are several other stark differences in the gems.
Specifications and family
The green tanzanite comes from the zoisite family of minerals, so it should be called green zoisite, in the technical manner of speaking. Coming under the fancy-colour tanzanite, the stones remain on 6.5 of the Mohs Scale of hardness. It means that the stones are hard but need care. The score on the scale indicates that while it cannot break easily, it can still sustain scratches and abrasions that will affect its inimitable sparkle. And you certainly do not want that.
With the rarity and low availability of the stone withstanding, TJC brings you a vast and splendid collection of jewellery adornments studded with it. Find a wide number of necklaces, earrings, rings, pendants, and so much more reflecting the pristine green tanzanite. Find the perfect setting to enhance the colour tenfold, be it the glistening rhodium-plated sterling silver or the godly yellow gold. We’ve got a lot to offer.
Care and maintenance of the stone
When it comes to taking care of the stone, it should be treated like all other varieties of tanzanite. You can wash it with lukewarm water and a little gentle soap. Rinse it and wipe it with a chamois cloth or a soft towel. It absolutely necessary, you may also opt to use a toothbrush to clean the underside of the stone.
Facts related to the stone:
It is mined from Tanzania, the biggest supplier of tanzanite in the world.
It ranks 6.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness, meaning that it is brittle but not resistant to scratches and abrasions.
It is categorised under the fancy-coloured tanzanite, which are rare.
Like all the other varieties of tanzanite, it also goes under intensive heat treatment, which enhances it colour and rids it of clouding and other imperfections. It also makes the stone resistant to mild heat
Tanzanite is considered the birthstone of the month of December. It enhances the latent psychic abilities and helps in exploration of those as well. It also emanates a soothing vibe, which facilitates smooth conversations and overall a positive environment where it is put
Perfect for zodiac sign of Sagittarius
There are several uses of the stone to healers as it is known to strengthen the immunity system. It also purifies the blood stream and protects any patient from the side-effects of surgery.