Tanzanite is a stone that changed the world of jewellery! Flaunting brilliant violet-blue colours, it is found in only one place in the entire world – Tanzania, near Mount Kilimanjaro. The December’s birthstone is coveted for its rarity and limited availability, making it one of the most appreciated stones of this decade.
Rarer Than A Diamond
Considered to be a thousand times rarer than a diamond, a tanzanite only has a single source in the entire world – on the foothills on Mount Kilimanjaro. The total mining area of tanzanite is only 2.7 miles, and only 5% of the total yield is considered gemstone quality. Experts claim that the chances of finding another source of tanzanite are less than one in a million!
Type Of Tanzanite
The glory of tanzanite yields only 5% that is considered as gemstone quality. A good majority of tanzanite gems are graded in 4 levels, which range from A to AAAA. Find the difference in its grades
Out of the total tanzanite supply, this grade alone constitutes 50-75%. A grade tanzanite flaunts a gorgeous light lavender colour..SHOP A
This grade totals up to 20-30% of the total gemstone find. With darker colour and pigmented clarity, it is celebrated for its stunning sight.SHOP AA
It constitutes only 5% of all tanzanite yield. This grade of stones promises incredible colour with representation of blue and violet with flashes of burgundy.SHOP AAA
Cutting the Middlemen
TJC has access to the rough yield, which enables us to source, cut, and set the best selection in-house. We bring a constant supply of peaking quality stones at super affordable prices. We cut the middlemen, keeping our prices constantly low and affordable for all.