Morganite's blush feminine color is a result of the presence of manganese in the gemstone beryl, which is typically rich green or light blue in color. Originally discovered in Madagascar in the early 20th century, it was given the name morganite in honor of financier and gem enthusiast J.P. Morgan. Morganites range in color from faded peach to vivid blush pink.
Caring for your morganite jewelry is a simple process that will ensure that your gemstone maintains its beautiful sparkle. The best way to keep your gem clean is to bring it to your local Helzberg Diamonds store for a complimentary cleaning and inspection. At home, you can brighten your morganite jewelry by gentling wiping the gemstone with a jewelry polishing cloth and warm water.