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The Secret of the Tsavorite Garnet Birthstone Jewelry

  Ever wonder where the famous tsavorite got its name from? Tsavorite was discovered in the 1960s by a British geologist named Campbell R. Bridges in Tanzania. He stumbled upon this gem along the border of Tanzania and Kenya in Tsavo National Park. Because of the gemstone’s origin the proposed name of “tsavorite”, pronounced [tsah-vuh-rahyt, sah-], was formulated to identify this newly found gem. What is...

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