Steve Moriarty, the owner of Tanzanite Jewelry Designs has been in the jewelry industry for over 40 years. This website has been online since 1999 and have had our retail store in Crown Point, Indiana for over 20 years. Our family has passion for everything we do. Steve Moriarty started in the jewelry business over 40 years ago. He started on the wholesaler side to becoming the owner of our retail store, Moriarty's Gem Art...which is right outside of Chicago in case you would ever like to visit us. Steve is also a master gemcutter, which is why the gemstones we choose for our rings and pendants are so important to him. If he is not happy about the way a stone is cut when he is finished, he won't use it in our jewelry. He also travels throughout Asia and Africa each year to bring you back some of the most amazing gemstones such as blue Sapphire, Ruby, Tourmaline, Emerald and other rough ever seen. This is why the Tanzanite is some of the most beautiful you will find online or in any store. Each week new gemstones are cut and then set into necklaces, rings, earrings all in gold, sterling silver and platinum. Some tips from us: Travel to Tanzania, How to Identify, History, Specific Information, Prices & Value - Prices Per Carat, Color Grades, Rose Gold, Yellow Colored?, Green Colored?, Pink Colored?, FAQ
Steve Moriarty can be found in Tanzania where he not only was looking for gems for our jewelry, but also was in search of other loose gemstones and rough to bring home. Tanzania has many more gemstones than just one gem, but here our main focus is to bring you the most beautiful gemstones you have ever seen. We not only have loose gems, but also many custom jewelry designs.
If you check out our blog you can Steve going down into the mines and other gemstone information. Pretty scary to see how far the mines will go in search of this rare gemstone. We go far for your jewelry as we want you to have things that no one has ever seen before. Custom jewelry designs with spetacular loose gemstones.