Tanzanite was discovered in the late 1960s, and is found exclusively, in Tanzania. It is treasured for, and is often heat treated to achieve, its rich violet-blue color. Originally purchased as an alternative to Sapphire, it has increased in popularity and is now valued more for its own beauty and brilliance.
Turquoise varies in color from greenish blue, through robin's egg-blue, to sky blue shades and its transparency ranges from translucent to opaque.
Meanings associated with the Blue Zircon are success, love, luck, happiness and prosperity. Zircons are thought to increase intuition, durability and steadiness. Many believe that those who wear the Zircon will experience a decrease in depression and insomnia
Derived from the Arabic word zar and gun, meaning gold and color, zircon is found in a wide range of colors such as: blue, yellow, orange, brown, green, color less and the most prized red!
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