February Birthstone - Amethyst

February Birthstone - Amethyst, Meaning, Health Benefits, & More: With its warm, inviting rainbow of purple colour variations, Amethyst is one of the most well-known semi-precious coloured stones. Ranging from an ultra-light pinkish-hue to a deep saturated purple colour, Amethyst may also display undertones, including slightly red to bluish-hues that may be similar to that of iolite. 

Amethyst is the purple variation of Quartz, which makes it a sister stone to Citrine (yellow Quartz) and rock crystal Quartz (colourless), just to name a few. Because Amethyst rates 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness, this makes it a suitable stone for frequent use and wear. Show off and carry your Amethyst with you every day, knowing it is durable enough to be your most-loved companion.

Amethyst is the birthstone for the month of February and the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries. A variety of quartz recognized by it’s many shades of purple, from lilac to deep violet, the Amethyst is a gems.

Real Amethyst are used in sterling silver and gold jewellery while Glass Crystals and Rhinestones are used in Stainless Steel and Fashion Jewellery.

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