Jewels from the Woods

zircon

Zircon
Zircon – Tanzania
With a very high refractive index and strong double refraction Zircon is one of the brightest, most brilliant gems. These fancy color Zircons are from new deposits discovered in Tanzania. They are heated gently, to affect the color. The results are brilliant vibrant stones in shade of yellow, orange, pink, and red. Zircon is considered one of the traditional birthstones for people born in the month of December.