February Birthstone Amethyst Stones

Amethysts are typically purple, though green amethyst gems are also available and offer a unique February birthstone choice. Amethyst birthstone jewelry offers a royal and mystical look and can be worn daily.   Throughout history, the gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures.

Amethyst stones range in color from pale lavender to rich, deep purple. Some amethysts are treated with heat to intensify their hue. Amethyst jewelry has been popular with royalty and healers throughout history. The name amethyst is derived from the Greek word "amethystos," which means "not intoxicated." For centuries, people believed that wearing amethyst gemstones while drinking would prevent the wearer from becoming drunk. The amethyst is a member of the quartz family of stones; pale green quartz stones are sometimes called green amethysts or mint amethysts. The amethyst gemstone can be found in North America, France, Brazil, Russia and India.Choose a dainty amethyst necklace pendant to wear every day or buy a tennis bracelet that is decorated with amethysts instead of diamonds to really dress up your favorite cocktail dresses.

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