Tanzanite is pleochroic, which means that
it shows different colors depending on the viewing angle. In order to get the
preferred blue or violet-blue hue, gem cutters must properly orient tanzanite
gemstones. The vivid blue of tanzanite can rival fine sapphire and makes
tanzanite an extremely desirable gemstone. This attractive color is so sought
after that tanzanite is routinely heated to enhance fine blue and violet hues and
minimize the less desirable brownish tones.
rosy pink variety of Quartz is known as Rose Quartz, and its color is usually
soft, ranging from very light pink to medium pink in intensity. Rose Quartz is
often milky or hazy, and it may lack good transparency.
Labradorite became popular with the missionaries. Labradorite is a plagioclase feldspar which shows adularescence (a white or bluish light seen when turned). This optical effect is so unique to labradorite that it has been termed. It is the result of diffraction of light in the layers of rock. When viewed at certain angles, labradorite exhibits such captivating color that has led to Inuit legends stating that the Northern Lights shone down on the shores of Labrador and were captured inside these colorful stones. The most highly valued labradorite is material that shows the full spectrum of color in its. Labradorite that does not exhibit can still make beautiful gemstones because of aventurescence, which is a glitter caused by diffraction of light from mineral platelets.
Stone - Tanzanite / Pink Quartz / Labradorite
Stone Size - 7X10MM 7X9MM 7MM
Stone Shape - Oval Pear Round
Weight - 3.03Gms
SKU - CSR-2499