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Saturday, February 01, 2014
February’s Birthstone is Amethyst
February’s Birthstone is Amethyst












Reflection White Gold Pendant
with Amethyst
Amethyst's name is derived from the Greek “amethustos,” meaning “not drunken.” The Ancient Greeks believed amethyst protected the drinker from intoxication; therefore, they carved their wine goblets from amethyst. Medieval soldiers carried amethyst stones into the battle because it was believed amethyst helped the soldiers keep level heads in the chaos of combat. This relationship between amethyst and level-headedness continues today, as shown in the February stanza of the birthstone poem:

The February-born shall find
Sincerity and peace of mind,
Freedom from passion and care,
If they an amethyst will wear.


Amethyst, a member of the quartz family, appears anywhere from light to deep purple as primary hues, with possible secondary hues of red and blue. Due to these rich color combinations, royalty in the Middle Ages wore amethyst necklaces and amethyst rings.

Whether to keep someone level-headed, or for its regal beauty, amethyst jewelry is the ideal gift for anyone, even those not born in February. Let us show you our assortment of amethyst gems and amethyst jewelry, and find that ideal gift for yourself or a loved one.

Amethyst Jewelry Showcase

Water Flow Square Necklace with Amethyst
February’s Birthstone is Amethyst  Water Flow Square Necklace with Amethyst-2


Concave Cut Cushion Amethyst Pendant
February’s Birthstone is Amethyst  Amethyst Majesty Pendant-66



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