February Birthstone – Amethyst

What’s the Birthstone for February?

Amethyst is the birthstone for February according to both the ancient and modern lists.

Amethyst, its purple hues beautifully complement all metal tones and settings. Amethysts are believed to represent peace and devotion, making them a perfect stone choice for those who wish to give a meaningful gift to their loved one.

Throughout history, Amethyst has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures. Ancient Greeks and Romans believed this gemstone could ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus and keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. English regalia were decorated with amethysts during the Middle Ages to symbolize royalty. Amethyst jewelry has been found and dated as early as 2000 BC.

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