Tsavorite is a calcium aluminum silicate and belongs to the Grossular and Andradite types of Garnet. The name Grossular comes from the botanical name of the gooseberry, which is “grossularia”.

The color of gooseberries is very similar to the light green colors of this gemstone. Green Garnet is found in countries such as Kenya, Switzerland and Italy. The ideal color for tsavorite is emerald green. The color should be intense, without being too dark or yellowish.

It is a stone of protection which is also a powerful vector of birth, creation, development and renewal.