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Tanzanite

Color: Blue, violet.

Hardness: 6 - 7

Sources: Tanzania, Norway, South Africa and Australia.

Tanzanite is a relatively new stone, discovered first in Tanzania and won the name “The Blue Treasure of Africa”. Tanzanite has got strong pleochroism from violet blue to violet, grayish or greenish when looking at it from different directions.

The stone enhances willpower, and helps materialize dreams, helps in interpersonal relations and opens the heart. The stone is believed to improve the sight and it helps in treating skin problems.