Janet Deleuse Signature Fine Jewelry,Tanzanite Pendant SOLD



Tanzanite Pendant   One of a kind, designed by Janet Deleuse 
SOLD, No longer available
  • Hand-fabricated in platinum
  • Natural 10.65 ct.  pear-shape Tanzanite  cut and faceted by master gem-cutters from
  • Idar-Oberstein, Germany 
  •  Two half-moon shaped Tanzanites
  •  .36 ct. VS DE emerald cut diamond
  • 1 ½ “ pendant drop
  • 16” platinum snake chain
  • chain and pendant sold together 
"Named after the East African state of Tanzania, Tanzanite was introduced by Tiffany & Co. in their fine jewelry collection in the late 1960’s.
Known originally as Zoisite, discovered in the Austrian Alps in 1805, named after a mineral collector, Zois.  Zoisite mineral, also known as saualpite, can be black, green, pink, red, blue, brown and colorless.   Zoisite was also found in Tanzania in 1954 in the green and red varieties.
  The Masai called it, anyolite, the word for green.
In 1967 a new variety of blue Zoisite was discovered in Tanzania.  Lavender blue in natural light by day and exhibiting reddish violets in artificial light at night, this newly discovered color was immediately treasured.  There has not been any other deposits of Tanzanite found since 1967; therefore, limiting the quantities available and increasing the value of gem quality large stones.

Wearing a Tanzanite is like having a shimmering bouquet of periwinkle flowers–that last forever."

Janet Deleuse

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“Janet, thank-you for everything you do. As I said before, you are truly an artist, and that is why it is so special buying jewelry from you.” Peter, Atlanta, GA

” Beauty, exquisite design, pleasant and personalized attention. These qualities have been constant in our 20 years of shopping with Janet and Jeff Deleuse – Two exceptionally talented and caring people. The Best!’ Helen P.,Belvedere

"This store has a very pleasant environment and Jeff and Janet are both kind, wonderful people. I used Jeff a few times for appraisals and he was very thorough and was happy to answer lots of questions. He uses scientific methods and tests rather than going solely by appearance as some jewelers will try to do, and his expertise is well respected. On one occasion, he even went out of his way to help expedite a deal for me. He has my highest recommendation. Suzanne T., San Rafael, CA

“Jeff is an incredible gemologist who knows everything there is to know about gem stones. He is a true professional and can be trusted. The quality of their work is impeccible and always consistent. I would recommend Deleuse Jewelers to anyone looking for a new, “bauble,” for themselves or someone special!” Terri B., Ross

"I have used Deleuse Jewelers for many years - for everything from purchasing jewelry to repairing jewelry to getting appraisals on jewelry. Their service and work is superb. I highly recommend them." Suzanne S., Tiburon, CA

"I purchased this beautiful chain from Janet Deleuse about 3 weeks ago. It was an online purchase so I was hoping I would be pleased. It exceeded my expectations as it was exactly as pictured. Delicate and perfectly crafted. Packing was very secure and shipping was quick. I would not hesitate to purchase from Deleuse again! Michele, New Jersey

“Janet and Jeff designed and crafted our wedding rings and did a great job. They worked with existing diamonds we had in an antique ruby cocktail ring, added the sapphire stone and made a beautiful pendant with the ruby. In addition, they designed earrings for our daughters. All are still in great shape today. They are easy to work with and very reliable and trustworthy.” Peg M., San Anselmo

Accreditation includes diplomas from the Gemological Institute of America and the American Gem Society and thirty years of experience.

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