February Birthstone

The February Birthstone is Amethyst

The official birthstone for the month of February is the stunning purple amethyst. Amethyst is a well known and admired quartz crystal that forms in beautiful shades of purple and violet.  February is one of the few months that only have one birthstone, so there is no alternative February gemstone.

Amethyst used to be quite rare and only worn by royalty, however once vast deposits were discovered in Brazil in the 19th century this gemstone become common and affordable to everyone.

The name amethyst is derived from Greek legend and words that mean ‘to prevent intoxication’ and the gemstone is said to symbolize courage and inner strength.

The February birthstone color is purple and the the main February birth flower is the Violet.


February Birthstone Amethyst Beads
Amethyst Beads by Lilys Offering


February Birthstone Amethyst

Birthstone: Amethyst

Alternative birthstone: none

Birthstone color: purple

Birth flower: Violet

February Birthstone Amethyst

Zodiac star sign: Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 19)

Zodiac star sign: Pisces (Feb 20 – Mar 20)


6th wedding anniversary: Amethyst

February Birthstone Amethyst

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February – Amethyst

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Where is Amethyst Found?

Most of us are familiar with the amethyst gemstone but where is amethyst found in the world?  Amethyst is quite common and is found on all continents, with the larger deposits currently being mined in South America, Africa and North America.  The largest global producer is Brazil with an annual production...