Welcome to Iris,
Our Tanzanite collection
features this precious blue stone in timeless custom rings, necklaces and bracelets.
HISTORY AND GENERAL INFO
First found In 1967 on the foot of Kilimanjaro by a Masai herdsman named Jumanne Ngoma, who stumbled upon the
distinctively-colored gem which are unique to the East African country.The Tanzinite was classified as precious blue to its
beauty durability and rarity. Tansinites are only found in the Mererani hills near Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. It is
understood that in 10 years time most of the mines will be depleted.
CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO
OR TO PLACE AN ORDER
Take home a little bit of Africa, take home a Tanzanite
We look forward on hearing from you.
Business hours are Monday - Saturday 9 am - 1 pm
Tel +27 (0)21 790 3826
Established in 1984. Based in Houtbay, south of Cape Town, South Africa. Iris is a owner run business with great expertise in jewellery design and manufacturing. Operating costs are low wich allows us the competitive
pricing we are known for.
Come visit us across Hout Bay harbor to brows through our collection of rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets and more.
We don't just sell jewellery but also do customized pieces.
All Tanzanites over 1 carat are certified by accredited gemologists. Tanzanites are graded by colour grade,colour intensity and clarity.
They are also described in terms of their hues of blue or purple. Most of our stock is in the top two grades,
which is AAA or AA+
© 2018 Eugene Van der Merwe.