Relatively new to the jewelry world, Csarite ( old trade name Zultanite) or aka Diaspore, which is the actual name of the gem material, is one gemstone whose amazing natural color changing abilities makes it well suited to savvy jewelry connoisseurs. As you watch its colors change from kiwi to champagne to raspberry, you too will be entranced by Csarite's 100% natural beauty. The pinnacle of exclusivity, beauty, rarity and desirability, Csarite is a rising star in fine jewelry due to its sparklingly brilliant tranquil colors. Like Tanzanite, Csarite is so rare that it comes to you from only one source in the world, a remote mountain area in Anatolia, Turkey. Named by Murat Akgun in honor of the 36 sultans who ruled the Ottoman Empire in Anatolia in the late 13th century, Csarite is a true Turkish delight
A gem that changes color?
Color change gems show different colors when viewed under different light sources, such as sunlight and indoor light. Astonishingly beautiful, exotic and rare, Zultanite demands a double take - its unique color change is truly that mesmerizing. If for you fashion is all about getting attention, Csarite is set to redefine your look.
While some of Csarite's key characteristics are its delicate color saturation, durability and play of light, the beauty and intrigue of this regal gemstone ultimately lies in its different colors. Csarite displays a range of earthy hues and similar to the famous color change gem Alexandrite, it can change from kiwi greens in sunlight (candescent light) to raspberry purplish-pinks in candlelight (incandescent light). But unlike other color change gems such as Alexandrite, Csarite's color change is not limited to two basic colors. Incredibly, the same Csarite can also exhibit khaki greens, sage greens, cognac pinks, pinkish champagnes, canary yellows, rich champagnes and gingers in different light sources. Csarite's kiwi greens with canary flashes are noticeable under sunny skies, while traditional indoor lighting will elicit rich champagne colors. During a candle lit dinner, the same gem reveals pink to raspberry hues. While just wearing Csarite unveils its breathtakingly diverse colors, one of its most unique characteristics is that unlike other color changes gems, Csarite's best color change is not dependant on dark tones. Some women prefer the colors of Csarite because they like the more subtle pastel contrast and find they complement earth tones (green, chocolate, mocha and gold), making the gem more wearable. Like all color change gemstones, the larger the Csarite, the more visible the color change.