Zultanite

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Welcome to Zultpedia, the ultimate resource on everything Zultanite®, one of the world’s rarest and most beautiful gemstones.

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Color Chameleon

The unique beauty of Zultanite® lies in its contrasting colors, which change from kiwi greens with flashes of canary yellow under sunny skies, to rich champagnes in traditional indoor lighting and raspberry hues in ...

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Genuine Rarity

With only a handful of varieties including Alexandrite, Color Change Fluorite, Color Change Garnet, Color Change Sapphire and Zultanite®, natural color changing gemstones are extremely rare. Only found in one place in the ...

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At The Mine

Hand-mined in the mid-1980s by small-scale miners, Zultanite® has only been in commercial production since 2006. Zultanite® is mined directly from its host rock at the world’s only known Zultanite® deposit, high in ...

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Romancing the Stone

The ‘Sultan of Gems’, Zultanite®, comes with a great story. “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.” Rudyard Kipling’s famous lament about the gulf of understanding separating the ...

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A Truly 'Green' Gem

ZULTGEMS believes that mining should never be at the expense of communities, workers or the environment. Ethically mined with environmentally safe techniques, Zultanite® has a positive impact on the lives of its miners and ...

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Jewelry Savvy

First collected and faceted by mineral enthusiasts in the late 1970s, Zultanite® is an extremely rare color changing variety of the mineral Diaspore. It owes its unique palette to the microscopic presence of manganese. ...

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A Cut Above

The ZULTGEMS name is your guarantee that each gem is cut by some of the world’s most experienced lapidaries to optimal proportions. Zultanite® tests the skills of even the most experienced lapidaries due to its very low ...

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Every Woman

Every woman should own a Zultanite® because its attractive colors suit many complexions, fashions, personalities and styles. Once they wear Zultanite®, women fall for it because of Zultanite®’s sheer beauty and innate ...

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Authenticity Guarantee

The Zultanite® Authenticity Guarantee is a plastic card with an embedded hologram that verifies each genuine Zultanite® to be of entirely natural origin, ethically mined with environmentally safe techniques and never ...

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Zultanite® Care

While Zultanite® is well-suited to everyday wear, avoid doing anything that risks impact, exposure to chemicals, heat or extreme temperature changes. Always store Zultanite® carefully to avoid scuffs and scratches. Clean ...

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Where to Buy

Looking to purchase exotic Zultanite® gemstones or jewelry? Find out where you can buy Zultanite®...

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Appraisals

Need an estimated retail value of your Zultanite® gemstone or jewelry? We recommend the following laboratories for all Zultanite® appraisals. Labtrade Gemological Laboratory (LGL) The LGL was founded to serve the jewelry ...

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Zultanite® Cocktail

Inspired by the uniqueness of Zultanite®’s color change, the Zultanite® cocktail showcases the gem’s three distinctive hues. With a core inspired by the European jet-setting summer thirst quencher ‘the spritz’, the ...

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Au Naturel

With over 90 percent of gemstones treated, Zultanite® is one of the few gemstones that are never enhanced. To make sure each gemstone reaches its full potential, lapidaries and jewelers employ a variety of techniques. ...

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Videos

Browse through our collection of videos below featuring the color changing properties of Zultanite® as well as the impression this unique gemstone has made on leading jewelry designers....

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Zultanite® Simulants

“To tell the truth, there is no fraud or deceit in the world which yields greater gain and profit than that of counterfeiting gems”. Pliny the Elder, (23-79 AD), Historia Naturalis As exemplified by Pliny’s timeless ...

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