Be Born To Tanzanite!
Within Tanzanite's heritage is a story underpinned by an age-old Maasai affinity with the color blue, regarded as sacred, healing and above all representative of new life. Based on this tradition, many people now see Tanzanite as the birthstone - irrespective of the month - and bestow this beautiful gemstone as a gift to celebrate new life and new beginnings.
Tanzanite is considered a deeply spiritual stone and is said to unite the mind, body and heart, eventually leading to enlightenment. It is also looked at as a symbol of unity in general, and often cherished by couples as a gemstone to strengthen their love and trust.
Alongside being a mere birthstone to children born in December, the Tanzanite foundation considers Tanzanite gems as the stone of all new born children. A tradition that was initially started by the Maasai tribesmen of Tanzania, its stable and protective qualities are looked at as ideal qualities to protect children with.