TANZENITE

Find Your Perfect Natural Loose Tanzenite Gemstone

Presenting 69 natural loose Tanzenite for your consideration.

Found in just one place on earth, Tanzanite is a relatively recent discovery. Tiffany & Co named this blue-violet gem in honor of Tanzania, where it was first unearthed in 1967.

 

Tanzanite is a birthstone for December and also the gem for a 24th anniversary.

 

Tanzanite's appearance is influenced greatly by its pleochroism, which is the ability of a gemstone to show different colors when viewed in different crystal directions. Tanzanite's pleochroism was documented in scientific papers not long after its discovery. In 1969, American Mineralogist described the gem's pleochroic colors as `red-violet, deep blue, and yellow green.' Today, most gems are heat treated, which removes or reduces the yellow green or brownish pleochroic color, maximizing the blue and violet.

Top-quality tanzanite can be violetish blue --similar to a fine sapphire color --or a unique, predominately violet hue all its own. Some stones might also appear more purplish depending on how the cutter chooses to orient the fashioned gem. Both the violet and blue pleochroic colors are readily visible in a fashioned stone when it is gently rocked and tilted. This means that every tanzanite is a blend of these pleochroic colors. The exact face-up color depends on the inherent color of the original rough, its size, the pleochroic colors the cutter favors when they orient the fashioned stone, and the light the finished gem is viewed under. Cool lighting --like daylight equivalent fluorescent --will emphasize tanzanite's blue, while warm lighting --like incandescent --will make it appear more violet-to-purple.

Just like other colored gemstones, vivid strongly-colored tanzanites are highly sought after. Lighter toned pastel hues are more plentiful and affordable than vivid colors and have a subtle appeal of their own.

 

1.69 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$1,115 | Detail

10.36 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$7,407 | Detail

11.38 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$8,137 | Detail

11.67 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,419 | Detail

12.22 carat Trilliant cut
Natural Tanzenite

$9,409 | Detail

13.83 carat Pear cut
Natural Tanzenite

$10,649 | Detail

14.78 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$11,381 | Detail

15.44 carat Trilliant cut
Natural Tanzenite

$11,889 | Detail

19.53 carat Pear cut
Natural Tanzenite

$15,038 | Detail

2.24 carat Princess cut
Natural Tanzenite

$1,602 | Detail

20.56 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$15,831 | Detail

21.16 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$16,293 | Detail

22.62 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$17,417 | Detail

27.03 carat Sugarloaf cut
Natural Tanzenite

$23,786 | Detail

27.28 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$21,006 | Detail

28.02 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$21,575 | Detail

3.13 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$2,410 | Detail

3.33 carat Princess cut
Natural Tanzenite

$2,564 | Detail

3.57 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$2,553 | Detail

31.39 carat Cabuchon cut
Natural Tanzenite

$27,623 | Detail

33.81 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$26,034 | Detail

4.11 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$2,713 | Detail

4.34 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,342 | Detail

4.45 carat Pear cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,427 | Detail

4.48 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,450 | Detail

4.66 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,332 | Detail

4.73 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,642 | Detail

4.82 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,711 | Detail

4.87 carat Trilliant cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,214 | Detail

4.94 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$3,804 | Detail

42.39 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$32,640 | Detail

46.39 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$35,720 | Detail

5.17 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$2,844 | Detail

5.18 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$2,279 | Detail

5.32 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,096 | Detail

5.35 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,120 | Detail

5.37 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,135 | Detail

5.46 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,204 | Detail

5.54 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,266 | Detail

5.55 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,274 | Detail

5.65 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,040 | Detail

5.72 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,404 | Detail

5.85 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,505 | Detail

5.88 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,528 | Detail

5.96 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,589 | Detail

6.03 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,643 | Detail

6.37 carat Princess cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,905 | Detail

6.42 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,943 | Detail

6.47 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,982 | Detail

6.52 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$5,020 | Detail

6.53 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,310 | Detail

6.75 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,455 | Detail

7.42 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$5,713 | Detail

7.57 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$5,829 | Detail

7.78 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$5,135 | Detail

7.83 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,029 | Detail

7.95 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,122 | Detail

8 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,400 | Detail

8.31 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,399 | Detail

8.45 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,042 | Detail

8.54 carat Cushion cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,697 | Detail

8.63 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,645 | Detail

8.75 carat Pear cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,738 | Detail

8.89 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$6,845 | Detail

9 carat Round cut
Natural Tanzenite

$4,950 | Detail

9.04 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$7,458 | Detail

9.74 carat Oval cut
Natural Tanzenite

$7,500 | Detail

9.74 carat Trilliant cut
Natural Tanzenite

$5,357 | Detail

9.97 carat Emerald cut
Natural Tanzenite

$7,129 | Detail

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