1001 times rarer than a diamond, a tanzanite is one of the most sought-after gemstones of all time. With only one known source in the world, tanzanite is predicted to be depleted within 10-12 years. Invest in a rare and beautiful gemstone you can pass on from one generation to the next.
Located in Cape Town
Situated in the Clock Tower Precinct at the famous V&A Waterfront the Tanzanite International store opens its doors to the world’s rarest of all gemstone. Be amazed by the beauty of the extraordinary tanzanite accompanied by the scenic views of Table Mountain – each alluring gemstone is specially sourced from the foothills of Kilimanjaro to bring an exquisite jewellery item to life. Take a piece of Africa home with you.
LEGEND OF AYANDA
A truly African gem
The Queen of Tanzanite, is an exclusive range of exceptional quality loose tanzanite stones and unique tanzanite jewellery. The range has just been extended to incorporate our latest exclusive designs, all handcrafted at our in-house workshop.
The Ayanda range is known for its unusual cuts of tanzanite, and are often combined with diamonds that are cut to complement the uniqueness of the tanzanite to create clean, and contemporary pieces.
Ethically sourced, Directly from Tanzania
Being one of the most remarkable gemstones of all time, a tanzanite is truly an African keepsake. Dive into the exceptional range of quality loose tanzanite and explore the wide variety of blue velvety colours. Combine the unique gemstone with a breathtakingly beautiful jewellery design of your own, or treasure the loose tanzanite for future creations.
AFRICAN RARE TANZANITE
Tanzanite has been described as ‘a geological phenomenon’. The extraordinary gemstone was first discovered in 1967 at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro – the only known source in the world. The rare precious gemstone is a variety of the mineral zoisite and comes in different hues of violet-blue. Its incomparable rarity has become recognised as a rare precious gemstone, competing with the likes of ruby, emerald and sapphire. Unlike any other gemstones, tanzanite is considered both extremely rare and breathtakingly beautiful making it the ultimate investment stone.