Tanzanite was discovered in the late 1960s in Tanzania, and is found exclusively in this tiny area of the world. Tanzanite exhibits a rich violet-blue color for which the gemstone is treasured. Colors range from blue to purple for this beautiful and unique stone.
Zircon is an underrated gem that’s often confused with synthetic cubic zirconia due to similar names and shared use as diamond simulants. Few people realize that zircon is a spectacular natural gem available in a variety of colors.
Turquoise is one of the oldest known gemstones. It varies in color from greenish blue, through robin’s egg-blue, to sky blue shades and its transparency ranges from translucent to opaque. It is most often used for beads, cabochons, carvings, and inlays.