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February 25, 2020

The Folklore of Tanzanite

Tanzanite gets its name from the only location it can be found: Tanzania in Africa. Legend has it that this rare, deep blue stone—which is one of three birthstones for December—could develop intuition and deepen psychic abilities. It was considered a stone of transformation. Legend has it that tanzanite could strengthen the immune system; regenerate cells, skin and hair; and detoxify blood. It was also believed to help with mental and emotional issues such as stress and fear. Tanzanite is primarily blue in color, which can range from lighter lilac to deeper blue sapphire colors. It can also be found

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