Rough Amethyst Stone

February birthstone: These purple beauties have celebrated and commemorated February babies since the Romans, and they are always a welcomed gift.  Why? They mark the most exciting time in life – your birthday and that of those you love.  Not to mention – amethysts happen to be stunning!

Celebrate February birthdays with the personal, meaningful gift of February birthstone jewelry.  It is not only an eternal trend; it’s an expression of gratitude and symbol of life’s most precious moments.  Take a peek at our amethyst jewelry, collection and give the gift of traditional birthstones – amethyst birthstones!

Care:  Amethyst is rated “good” for everyday wear. Avoid direct sunlight and exposure to heat, which may cause color to fade. To clean, gently scrub with a soft toothbrush and a solution of mild dish soap and warm water, or clean in an at-home ultrasonic unit.

Location: Amethyst is found all over the world predominantly Brazil, Russia, Uruguay and Arizona.  Our amethyst is hand-selected for vibrant purple color and hand-cut for maximum brilliance.

Composition: Composed of crystalline silicon dioxide (quartz), Amethyst owes its brilliant purple to trace amounts of ferric iron.

History:  Once rare and reserved for royalty, amethyst jewelry today is worn and enjoyed by everyone. It’s the world’s most popular gemstone! And thanks to modern discoveries of large natural amethyst deposits all around the world (especially Brazil), amethyst jewelry has become more affordable.  Its appeal continues to rise.

Lore:  Amethysts are considered the travelers stone. A symbol of sincerity, security and peace-of-mind, amethyst are said to help a traveler find their way.