4.5 Carat 14K Rose Gold Necklace Pearl Tanzanite
In the last 10 years or so, tanzanite has taken the gem world by storm. Mined only in Tanzania, Africa, tanzanite was first discovered in 1967. It's brilliant periwinkle-blue color makes any outfit pop. Other variations of the colors of tanzanite are violet-blue and blue with dark purple undertones. The saturation of color usually depends on the size of the stone. The larger the stone, the deeper the violet-blue color. Tanzanite is a fairly hard stone. On the Mohs Scale of Hardness, tanzanite comes in at 6.5-7.0. December babies can be delighted in knowing that tanzanite is now an alternate birthstone for them.