The stone is found in Tanzania, Africa. Because of this, the stone is named Tanzanite. Tanzanite is a birthstone for the month of December. Another key point is that it is a Zoisite mineral. Anyolite and Thulite are also Zoisite minerals.
Michael Jensen is an artisan from New Mexico. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he has a BFA in sculpture. Jensen’s passion for sculpture is evident in his jewelry design. Michael’s designs honor the past. Catherine Jensen is Michael’s wife and a GIA Gemologist. Consequently, she is his business partner. Because of her experiences living around the world, Catherine offers a unique perspective. That is to say, Roman and Greek influences can be seen in this jewelry.
This tanzanite ring is an excellent example of Michael Jensen Designs’ work. Notice the finish on the sterling silver. It is reminiscent of architectural ruins and historical buildings. The color of the tanzanite stands out next to the precious metals.
Please visit us at 951 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo to see this tanzanite ring in person. Or, contact us to learn more.