Where does Tsavorite garnet come from?
Tsavorite is found in Sri Lanka, Kenya, Tanzania, Brazil and also in India

tsavorite40Origins and Legends
Tsavorite was first found in the Tsavo National Park in northeast Tanzania. It began its journey towards jewelry in 1974 when Tiffany & Co started to promote the awesome color and transparency.

Characteristics
The color is rich and intense, ranging from light spring green to a deep shade of forest green. This gemstone will rival the color of emeralds.

How to care for Tsavorite
Have the stone cleaned by professionals and remove Tsavorite jewelry before doing anything that may scratch or damage the stone as it is softer stone for everyday wear.

Why do people choose Tsavorite?
Tsavorite goes well with people who have pink, brown or peachy complexions. This stone lures people of all ages, especially those people seeking youth and vitality, as well as tranquility.

Specifications
Tsavorite is most often safe to put into an ultrasonic, but never use a steam cleaner with this gemstone. Also, heating with a torch for ring sizings or tip work is not a good idea as the stone may fracture with intense heat changes.

Mohs Hardness Scale: 7 – 7.5
Specific Gravity: 3.61
Species: Grossularite