- The gemstone receives its name from the African country Tanzania where the stone is found
- Tanzanite is the gemstone of good luck and prosperity
- Tanzanite is a relatively new gemstone, only being discovered 60 years ago
- Tanzanite varies in color from blue purple to blueish violet
- Tanzanite is the birthstone of December
- Tanzanite is exclusively mined in Tanzania near Mount Kilimanjaro
- Due to its exclusivity, Tanzanite is 1000 times more rare than diamonds!