February Birthstones

For individuals with February birthdays, the amethyst makes a perfect birthstone.

February is often a cold, dark, and short month for many people around the world. Amethyst is a gorgeous, richly-colored gemstone, which is a beautiful contrast to this time of year.

Amethyst

Amethyst is purple quartz and is a beautiful blend of violet and red that can be found in every corner of the world. The name comes from the Ancient Greek, derived from the word methustos, which means “intoxicated.” Ancient wearers believed the gemstone could protect them from drunkenness.

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