FAQ's

Why should I buy loose stones? How is it different from buying tanzanite jewelry?

When you buy loose stones from us, they can be bought either as a single stone (that you can make it into a ring or a pendant- depending on the size), or buy a pair of the same kind of stone (for your earrings), or in a group of 3 (earrings and pendant), or a couple of them (for your necklace or bracelet). We also give you the option of creating an assorted set, which could be a combination of minimum 12 tanzanite stones, that includes pendant, ring, earrings and a bracelet. When you are on the relevant page, please click on the ‘Set’ option and let us know the number of tanzanite stones that you need to make your assortment. Our experts will examine your query and requirements and create the best mix of tanzanite, as per your requirement. Know More.

Just remember to understand the different varieties of tanzanite according to the grades, cut and clarity. Please do not be hassled, as this is very easy to understand. Click here to understand the varieties in tanzanite.

What is Tanzanite?
Tanzanite is the crystalline form of the mineral zoisite. It is considered a "rare" gemstone, because it is found in only one place in the entire world, Tanzania, near Mt. Kilimanjaro. The blue- violet color of tanzanite is obtained from the gray mineral by customarily heat-treating to drive off impurities. The resulting color is permanent and is considered an acceptable treatment for this reason. Read More
What is the value of tanzanite and how must does it cost?
It is well known that tanzanite is found in only one place in the world, Tanzania. And according to geological estimates, there is enough tanzanite in the ground to last for another 15 to 20 years, but definitely not running out tomorrow. But, it shall be a gemstone of high value, for our generations to come. Let the tanzanite by a gift to your future generations, while you wear it now.

However, that does not mean that you get carried away or fooled away into making snap purchases. You must buy tanzanite only after you have done you research and thought about the kind of tanzanite you want. At Toptanzanite.com, we offer all possible information about tanzanite as a gemstone, and also ensure you that our tanzanites are certified by the GIA (Gemological Institute of America). And our expert professionals are always willing to help you.
Is tanzanite heated?
All tanzanite is heated to relatively low temperatures. This process is complimentary to the natural process, placing the tanzanite in a more stable valance state and with no structural or chemical alteration evidenced between heated and unheated tanzanite. Tanzanite's color is natural and permanent.
Is tanzanite a precious gem?
Absolutely. Traditionally, a gem must share three important traits in order to be classified as precious: beauty, rarity and durability. Each trait however represents a range, so all gems can possess different levels of all three traits and often of far greater influence than either beauty or durability, is rarity. Tanzanite possesses both beauty and durability and is more than a thousand times rarer than a diamond. Tanzanite is precious in every sense of the word.
What is the composition/hardness of Tanzanite?
Tanzanite is a hydrous Calcium-Aluminum Silicate with a hardness of 6.5 - 7 on the Mohs scale. This means that Tanzanite's hardness is similar to emerald but a bit less brittle and should be cared for. Tanzanite has a similar hardness to emeralds but is less brittle. It is recommended that tanzanite should not be worn during activities that inflict excessive wear. It is ideally set as a dress ring, necklace or earrings.
What is the color range of tanzanite?
Tanzanite varies in color from rich, velvety blue to an exotic violet. Tanzanite is classified as 'vB' denoting that the color is predominantly blue over violet or 'bV' denoting that the color is more violet over blue. The more intense the color, the rarer the tanzanite and hence the more expensive the price per carat.
Why should you buy tanzanite from us?
We have been trading tanzanite for more than 30 years, spanning two generations. We buy rough tanzanite from the source, Arusha city itself in Tanzania and carve the gemstone in our Jaipur office in India, the biggest centre of gemstone production. In America, we have been providing tanzanite to all the big names in the gemstone industry for as many years. With our online store, toptanzanite.com, we have been serving our retail customers, so that everyone is able to buy tanzanite, in the wake of online revolution. Our tanzanites are graded according to the GIA standards. Our payments are routed through Paypal and Authorized.net, authorized online payment gateways, and our products are shipped through reputed names like FedEx, UPS and USPS with a 30 Day guaranteed full value payment policy.
Why are the prices on your site so low?
When you buy from us, be rest assured that the tanzanite and its paraphernalia is genuine and at the best available price. When we claim we have the lowest prices not only on the internet but even among wholesalers among the jewelry industry, we mean it! Unlike other websites, we actually own much of our inventory. We also believe in faster selling and minimal markups rather than big markups and slow selling.
How do I buy tanzanite and/ or jewelry on your site?
It is very simple. Our online purchasing processes are very easy and simple to follow. Also, you can preview each design, along with your preferred tanzanite, with gold or silver or diamonds. Additionally, you can create your own design by following very simple steps. Read More. We also offer you a buyers’ guide, that you can download on your computer, read it at leisure and then buy your tanzanite. Download your buyers’ guide here.
How do I make payments?
We certainly accept all verified forms of payments- Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, select debit cards and PayPal (verified addresses only), through authorized payment gateway, and authorized through Authorize.net.
How do you process payments?
the transactions are processed through full encryption, so that your personal and financial information is protected. Just be sure that when you enter your credit card information, the URL begins with https://www.toptanzanite.com.... We do not retain any kind of your financial information on our servers. All transactions are passed directly through to our credit card processor when you check out.
How does my tanzanite reach me?
Well, after you have chosen your chosen and made your payments, we simply courier your item of purchase through reputed names like Fedex, UPS, etc. We dispatch your order within 3-5 business days in the USA and take 5-7 business days for international orders. Please note that you can enjoy the benefits of free shipping for purchase above 100 $, in the USA. The limit is 1000 $ for international orders. Insurance
Can I return my tanzanite jewelry if I don’t like it?
A. You surely can. Other than the items listed for clearance and mentioned otherwise, all our items follow a 30 day return policy. If, for any reason, you would like to return a purchase you have made, simply email us for return authorization. Our staff will provide you with a return number that we will match up once your return is received. Read our Return policy here. We are in the business of making happy customers and desire a long-term business relationship with you. We want to be your first recommendation for fine tanzanite to your family and friends.

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