|Birthstone for February ~ Amethyst
|Amethyst is the recognized birthstone for February and the accepted anniversary
gemstone for the sixth year of marriage. Amethyst is a quartz gemstone, and comes in
shades of pale lilac to a blackish purple. Green Amethyst which is really green quartz does
not occur naturally. It is produced by heating amethyst or yellowish quartz.
This gemstone color has become very popular in jewelery designs within the past few years.
Royalty has always adored the color purple, and has been included in the ornaments of the
ancient Greeks and Egyptians, and in the British Crown Jewels.
Amethyst is said to have mystical effects on the wearers. Some say it will prevent baldness
and improve one’s complexion. It is also said it will protect one from treason and deceit.
Ancient Greeks believed that it would prevent intoxication when worn.
It is believed by some that Amethyst has the power to give peace, protection, tranquility
and most of all great Healing.
|Many Magnificent Amethyst Gemstones come from all parts of our world
U.S., Africa, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Brazil, Australia and India and are
designed into Fabulous Jewelry. Come see the treasures in the Birthstones of February
Design Wise Fine Jewelry