Blue Nile Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Index
 
 
  Tanzanite:  
  Tanzanite's name comes from the African state of Tanzania where it was discovered in 1967. The unique blue color with a hint of purple makes it one of the most highly sought after gemstones. Tanzanite is an alternative birthstone for December.

See also: Birthstone, Gemstone Education, Tanzanite Jewelry.

 

Close Window