Jared Galleria of Jewelry and Kay Jewelers sell tanzanite engagement rings as of 2015. Diamondere.com and Gemvara.com also offer a selection of engagement rings that feature tanzanite gemstones.
Jared tanzanite engagement rings are available in sterling silver, gold, white gold and pink-hued strawberry gold settings. Many Jared tanzanite engagement rings include diamonds. Kay Jewelers' tanzanite engagement rings include sterling silver, white gold and vanilla gold settings. Some Kay engagement rings include diamond accents.
Diamondere tanzanite engagement rings are available in round, oval, hexagonal and square cuts. Set in14k white gold, Diamondere tanzanite engagement rings may feature diamond, white sapphire or pink tourmaline accent stones. Gemvara tanzanite engagement rings are available in timeless knot, Irish claddagh and other styles. Settings include 14k white gold, 18k yellow gold, platinum, 14k rose gold and palladium.
Tanzanite is a relatively new gemstone that was discovered near Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa in 1967. Tanzanite is a blue-violet variation of zoisite; gemologists refer to tanzanite as “blue zoisite.” The gem was dubbed “tanzanite” by Tiffany & Company. Tanzanite mines are nationalized by the government of Tanzania. TanzaniteOne miners unearthed a tanzanite stone weighing 16,839 carats in 2005. As of June 2003, uncut tanzanite weighing one gram or more may not be exported from the country.