|Lightning Strikes Twice A rare gemstone gets a rare price! Whoever came up with the old saying that “lightning never strikes the same place twice” didn’t know about Stauer. Tanzanite is an incredibly rare gemstone only found in one place on earth:� a small location in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania, East Africa. It was only discovered by chance, when Maasai tribesman saw lightning strike the plains, revealing the once-hidden blue treasure just beneath the surface. Tanzanite gets rarer by the minute.In the decades since its discovery, tanzanite has become one of the world’s most coveted gemstones. Pieces featured in our own luxury line can sell for $1000 per carat and some retailers charge as much as $2,000 per carat! But while demand is growing, supply is limited. Even though the Tanzanian government strictly controls mining, nobody knows exactly how much tanzanite remains.Most experts predict that the mines will run dry within our lifetime. At Stauer we don’t wait for buyers to bring rare gemstones to us, we go get them ourselves. This cuts out the middleman, which enables us to give our customers the best possible price. So we’ve reduced the original price of this gorgeous SEVEN TOTAL CARATS tanzanite bracelet to this EXCLUSIVE price for our loyal Stauer customers. Our Tanzanite Tennis Bracelet features 38 vivid violet-blue gemstones set in .925 sterling silver. It’s a vibrant twist on a classic, that proves lightning can strike twice.