Zircon is a natural gemstone composed of zirconium silicate and is one of the oldest minerals found on earth. With its diamond-like fire and brilliance, this gemstone is a highly prized among collectors. Continue reading to discover more about the rare and exotic gemstone Cambodian blue zircon.
Because of its name, zircon is sometimes confused with the synthetic stone cubic zirconia. Zircon’s name can be traced back to the Persian word “zargun,” which means “gold-colored,” alluding to the honey-colored variety of the gemstone. Zircon actually comes in a wide range of colors, making it a very attractive addition to any jewelry collection. Currently, the most popular color is the pastel turquoise-blue displayed by Cambodian blue zircon. The best samples of Cambodian blue zircon feature a saturated blue.
Zircon can be found in igneous rock formations and gem deposits in several places around the world, including Thailand, Brazil, Sri Lanka, Australia and Cambodia. Mines in Thailand, Cambodia and Sri Lanka produce the largest gem quality crystals and the greatest variety of colors. Of these three sources, Cambodia produces the best quality blue zircon.
In the Middle Ages, zircon was said to bring prosperity and promote honor and wisdom to its owner. Add this rare and exotic gemstone with a deep past to your personal collection at a great price today. Tune in today’s Cambodian Blue Zircon Show happening today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. CT to get the LC’s Lowest Price Guarantee on this amazing gemstone.
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