Tanzanite Information & Knowledge Base

Welcome to the eTanzanite.com Knowledge Base. Here you will find a comprehensive collection of tanzanite information, articles, and more. If you want to find out more about tanzanite, or if you are a new tanzanite buyer and want to learn more, this is an excellent place to begin.


General Tanzanite Information

This section is dedicated to providing you with tanzanite information on the origin and history of tanzanite, as well as helping you to understand the current tanzanite market and other interesting tanzanite info and facts.

  1. Tanzanite Buying Guide - This article is intended as a resource to help guide you through a successful tanzanite purchase by avoiding many of the common pitfalls that some consumers become entangled.
  2. Tanzanite Origin - Learn about the origin of tanzanite and where tanzanites are mined from.
  3. Tanzanite History - Find out how Tanzanite initially made its way to the market.
  4. Tanzanite Route to Market - What is the journey tanzanite takes from the mine to the store?
  5. Tanzanite Availability - With tanzanite only found in one place in the world, what is the availability of tanzanite?
  6. Tanzanite Mine Flood of 1998 - On Good Friday in 1998, the gemstone world learned of a very tragic event that occurred in the tanzanite mines in northern Tanzania.
  7. Tanzanite Political Situation - Learn about the political situation of mining tanzanite in Tanzania.
  8. World's Largest Tanzanite Crystal - Take a look at the world's largest tanzanite crystal found in 2005.
  9. Tanzanite Sightholders and Distribution - Learn more about the different tanzanite sightholders and their role in the market.

Technical Tanzanite Information

This section is designed to provide more in-depth information on tanzanite.

  1. Tanzanite Hardness and Durability - This article looks at the hardness and durability of tanzanite in comparison with other stones.
  2. Tanzanite Crystalline Structure - Learn about some of the more technical information of tanzanite stones.
  3. Tanzanite Grading & Clarity: Part 1 - Find out how the grade and clarity of a tanzanite is assessed in part 1 of this two-part series.
  4. Tanzanite Grading & Clarity: Part 2 - Find out how the grade and clarity of a tanzanite is assessed in part 2 of this two-part series.
  5. Tanzanite Color Information - Learn about the difference between AAA tanzanite, AA tanzanite, and more.
  6. Tanzanite GIA Color Scale - Sometimes color classifications like "AAA tanzanite" can be subjective to the viewer. Learn how tanzanite is graded on the GIA color scale.
  7. Tanzanite Shapes - Tanzanite is faceted into many different shapes including, but not limited to: pear cut, oval cut, cushion cut, trilliant cut, and more.
  8. Tanzanite Information: Part 1
  9. Tanzanite Information: Part 2
  10. Tanzanite Information: Part 3
  11. Tanzanite Misspellings
  12. Tanzanite Wikipedia Article

Tanzanite Jewelry Information

Have you been considering a loose tanzanite purchase to set up with the help of your local jeweler? Most jewelers are more than willing to assist you in finding the appropriate setting for your loose tanzanite and can be a wonderful resource of knowledge to you.

Over the years, we have established long-standing relationships with many jewelers and jewelry designers. When one of their customers wants to do "something in tanzanite," many of them seek to purchase high-quality tanzanite from eTanzanite.com.

  1. Tanzanite Jewelry Durability - How durable will a tanzanite gemstone be in a ring setting? We explore these questions in this article.
  2. Example Tanzanite Ring - Take a look at some of the loose tanzanite gemstones that our customers have purchased and set in jewelry.

Tanzanite Pricing, Pictures, & Testimonials

  1. Custom Tanzanite Ordering - We have become popular for our ability to fulfill custom tanzanite orders over the years. Learn how you can place a custom order with us.
  2. Tanzanite Pricing - Find out more about current pricing trends in the tanzanite market.
  3. Tanzanite Miscellaneous Information
  4. Tanzanite Pictures - Here is a small sampling of hundreds of tanzanites we have sold within the last few years.
  5. eTanzanite.com Tanzanite Testimonials - Here is what some of our customers have said about the tanzanite gemstones they have purchased from eTanzanite.com.
  6. Ultra Tec Faceting Machine Price List - Learn about the current prices for Ultra Tec faceting machines.