Embrace the Royal Charm of February's Birthstone: Amethyst

In the realm of gemstones, February's birthstone, Amethyst, reigns supreme as a symbol of royalty and clarity. This regal gem has captured hearts for centuries with its mesmerizing purple hue and fascinating history.

History and Meaning:

  • The name "Amethyst" is derived from the Greek word "amethystos," meaning "not intoxicated." This name reflects the ancient belief that Amethyst could protect against drunkenness.
  • Medieval European royalty adorned themselves with Amethyst to signify power and protection.
  • Symbolizing clarity and calmness, Amethyst is cherished as a talisman for inner peace and spiritual growth. It is associated with deep love, happiness, humility, sincerity, and wealth.
  • Amethyst is the official gemstone for the 6th and 9th wedding anniversaries.


Gemstone Characteristics:

  • Scientifically classified as a purple variety of quartz, Amethyst derives its signature color from trace amounts of iron.

  • Known for its transparency and durability, Amethyst scores 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness, which means it’s highly scratch resistant and perfect for crafting jewelry that stands the test of time.


Care & Cleaning Instructions:

  • To maintain the beauty of Amethyst jewelry, gently clean it with mild soap and warm water using a soft brush.

  • Avoid exposing Amethyst to harsh chemicals, extreme heat, or direct sunlight to prevent color fading.


Amethyst Birthstone Jewelry

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