Very rare and hard to find genuine blue tanzanite. Tanzanite belongs to the Zoisite mineral group. It is named after Tanzania, the country where is was first discovered. So far, it has not been found anywhere else in the world.
Tanzanite is relatively rare and costly, occurring in only one place in the world, the Merelani Hills in Tanzania, East Africa. It was discovered in 1967 and is named for its country of origin.
It is not especially durable and should be worn with care. Tanzanite is only a 6.5 on the Mohs scale; therefore, it isn’t recommended for active people or for jewelry that might experience a lot of bumps and scratches. Because of its relative softness, special care should be given when cleaning a tanzanite. It should never be cleaned by ultrasonic methods or by steam cleaners. Keep your tanzanite bracelet in a soft box, away from any other jewelry. Tanzanites are also prone to cleavage so it is best to avoid sudden temperature changes.
The bracelet is about 8'' long with silver plated silver plated 3-strand slide lock clasp, 16 x 6mm; silver plated filigree beads and two sterling silver with crystals connectors. Approximate Measurements: 3-5mm wide, 1.5-3mm long.
Note: These semi-precious stones are hand cut. Their dimensions may vary slightly from the measurements stated.
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