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Introduction to Gemology with Jeffery Bergman — grossular

Introduction to Tsavorite

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Introduction to Tsavorite

Hey Loungers, The gemstone discoveries in East Africa in the 1960s transformed the jewelry world: new varieties, new colors, and new variations on existing species made that decade a most exciting time in the gemstone industry.   Prime example of a Forest Green Tanzanian Tsavorite - Learn more about this gem here. In 1968 in Tanzania, a magnificent brilliant green grossular garnet was discovered. The beautiful green garnet was also found on the Kenya side of the border in 1971, in the Taita Taveta district. In 1974, the new gem was named "Tsavorite", after the famous Tsavo National Park in Kenya....

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