Amethyst makes a great gift for a February birthday. Learn more about this month’s fascinating and fabulous birthstone.
Amethyst is known to promote its wearer’s best features. It promotes calm and peace while it is thought to improve intellectual thoughts.
The name “Amethyst” is formed from the Greek words for “not” and “intoxicate”—it has ancient associations with calmness in all parts of life.
This gem’s beauty and reputation made it popular with medieval monarchs and it adorned many lavish regal displays.
Amethyst is also known to represent fidelity and devotion—making it a great gift for someone you love.
Scoring a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale, this gem is plenty durable for everyday wear and its shine is easy to maintain.