Recent Examples of tanzanite from the Web
After Beyoncé delivered Blue Ivy Carter in 2012, Jay Z gifted her with an (appropriately-colored) near-10 carat blue tanzanite ring, estimated at $35,000.
Among the necklaces with important stones concealing vanitas, or secret rings whose gems pivot to reveal a tiny compartment, was a first outing for this secret watch in tanzanite and full-on diamonds.
These earrings are crafted in 18-karat white gold and platinum to highlight emeralds totaling 5.46 carats, tanzanites totaling 16.26 carats, and white diamonds totaling 4.38 carats; price upon request, chopard.com.
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Origin and Etymology of tanzanite
First Known Use: 1968See Words from the same year
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