Morganite is connected to the heart and associated with innocence, love, and romance. It is also believed to bring healing to those who wear it.
Morganite is the pink to orange-pink variety of beryl.
It’s color is caused by traces of maganese.
Morganite can be found in Afghanistan, Brazil, Utah, California, Africa, and Madagascar.
First discovered in Madagascar in the 1900’s, Morganite was named after J.P. Morgan who was one of the most important gem collectors at that time and had provided financial support to art and sciences as well as his many gifts of gems to the American Museum of Natural History in New York.