In 1902, the now world famous gemmologist George Frederick Kunz was the first person to give a complete explanation of this gemstone when he discovered it in California.
When you look at a Kunzite it can appear pink, violet and sometimes colourless from different angles.
One of the most beautiful aspects of Kunzite is its ability to retain light. The effect is known as phosphorescence, which gives the gem the ability to glow in the dark.
The gem can be found in Afghanistan, USA, Brazil, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar and Sweden and often found in mines which also herald Beryls and Tourmalines.