Tanzanite has been a popularity in the jewelry industry, while its discovery do not enjoy a much long history, this article is about to introduce some related stuffs with the gem.
Many years ago, Titanic not only express the silver image of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet deeply in the heart of the fans, but also wins much touching votes for the love story, no one will be not touched by it when reminded with the story after many years. In addition, the other heated item made it famous and of high reputation in the fashion industry is the key clue which leads the whole development of the story- heart of the ocean, the tanzanite.By wondering between the wild taste and luxury, it will make anyone who wear it attract much attention in carpets or on various occasions, even the fact that you selling it after wearing for a period would can bring you much pay back. It has always been taken as “Sapphire” by massed who are unaware of the truth, but only dozens of years’ disseverment of it has made its prices catching up with sapphire which have been beloved for long periods, while whom of us can expect its value in the following days?Tanzanite is produced merely in Arusha area, the northern city of Tanzania close to the world’s most famous tourist spots Mount Kilimanjaro. It was said that this kind of gem was found due to the reason that the prairie fire lit by lighting made the mixed and yellow ores turned into blue in 1967. The local passed-by Masai nomads then collected the cute blue crystallization. Many jewelry manufactures went to seek information on the stone when news about the stone diffused. In 1969, the Tiffany bought the exclusive license to use the gem and named the stone Tanzanite with its original country. Not until the film Titanic achieved its great success, can it achieve great popularity and success on the American and European market. Due to the fact that there are rare volcanoes have the chance to produce Tanzanite thus the scarce quantity without doubt lead to the rising of the stone.In fact tanzanite is not of pure blue, while the blue with purple tone can show the wear more elegant and noble makings. Due to the not that high hardness, much attentions should be paid when wearing to avoid collision or scratches. Frequently precious degree of gems is related with the size of the stone, the larger the size, the high the value, but tanzanite is an expectation. It is common to see the stone weighing 2 to 5 carats, but in order to gain a high quality stone by cutting a small bouquet would waste a huge precious gem.Grade of tanzanite can be categorized into AAA, AA, A, B etc.. Color of the stone can be divided into blue and purple, the deep the color, the better the stone, regularly blue one seeped with purple or the purple one seeped with blue are among the AAA group. The raw material of AAA tanzanite would be sold as $600 per carat and those of great cut or matched with other jewelry would not be less than $1000 per carat, while price of the one designed and produced by Tiffany would reaches less than $5000.