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Tanzanite
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Tanzanite Description

Tanzanite is the blue to violet to purple variety of the mineral zoisite. It is mined commercially only in one area of the world: the Merelani Hills of Tanzania, which is where it gets its name.

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Tanzanite
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Tanzanite History and Lore

Tanzanite is relatively new to the colored stone galaxy. Almost overnight, tanzanite was popular with leading jewelry designers and other gem professionals, as well as with customers who had an eye for beautiful and unusual gems.

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GIA Gem Project
Various Gems (Taaffeite - Zoisite)

Among the collection assembled by Dr. Edward Gübelin are a number of uncommon gemstones from many worldwide localities.

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US Retailers Continue to Cite ‘Challenging’ Environment, Synthetic Melee Detected

Economists recognize that the decline in middle class purchasing power is directly affecting some consumer products – including jewelry.

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A scattering of rough diamonds
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De Beers Optimistic as Sales Revive; Luxury Houses Remain Cautious

De Beers has largest cycle (sight) in more than two years. Luxury sales have begun to rise again after a negative year.

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Rebecca Buys sits on her motorcycle.
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‘Hippie’ Designer-Appraiser Follows Her Heart, Re-ignites Local Alumni Chapter

Rebecca Buys, GG, with a fulfilling career as a designer and appraiser, guides GIA alumni opportunities in San Diego, California.

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How to Photograph Gems & Jewelry

Learn tips and tricks for taking great photos of gems and jewelry, even from your mobile device’s high-resolution camera.

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Tanzanite Journey

Lush blue velvet. Rich royal purple. Exotic tanzanite is found in only one place on earth, near majestic Kilimanjaro

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Gemstone Durability: Design to Display

A treatise on the design, display, care and repair of fine gemstones.

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Abstracts; Fall 1991

This article, from the Fall 1991 issue of Gems & Gemology, is a compilation of abstracts of important gemology-related articles published outside of Gems & Gemology.

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