Does jewelry that blends vivid, one-of-a-kind color with the universal appeal of a diamond sound like just the thing for you? If so, Apples of Goldís tanzanite and diamond rings may well be the unique and beautiful pieces youíre looking for!
Tanzanite has been on the jewelry scene for a relatively short time. In 1967, this gemstone was discovered in Tanzania (the nation from which it gets its name) near the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and itís quickly gained popularity in the decades since. So far, itís been found only in this single location (only five miles square), giving it a rare, exotic quality that most other gemstones canít match. Read more.
Tanzanite is an even newer addition to the list of birthstones: it was added as an alternative December birthstone in 2002 by the American Gem Trade Association. It adds a welcome shot of vibrancy to a month thatís often defined by cold weather and the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season.
In nature, tanzanite is usually green or brown, though once in great while blue or purple specimens are discovered. Most tanzanite thatís used in jewelry is heat treated to produce a blue or violet color thatís unlike that of any other gemstone. Apples of Goldís collection of tanzanite and diamond rings feature this alluring blue variety of tanzanite.
While many people may not know what this newcomer looks like, once they see it, itís hard to forget. Tanzaniteís intense blue with a hint of violet is simultaneously soft and full of life, like the rich color of the bluest cornflower on a summer day.
The color of tanzanite holds special appeal not only for its uniqueness but also for its ability to flatter any completion. Tanzanite and diamond rings are complementary adornments for any woman, accenting the beauty of all who wear them.
The timelessness of a diamond perfectly plays off of the one-of-a-kind nature of tanzanite in tanzanite and diamond rings. The sparkle of the ďgirlís best friendĒ is a lovely partner for any gemstone, but the complementary pairing of diamond and tanzanite is truly exquisite as these two stones truly work together to create unique and beautiful pieces that are more than the sum of their parts.
In short, tanzanite and diamond rings are very special. They exhibit matchless, vibrant color thatís both soothing and invigorating and a sparkle that draws the eye in again and again.