February Birthstone

The February Birthstone is Amethyst

The birthstone for February is the amethyst and the February birthstone color is purple. Amethyst is a well known and admired quartz crystal that forms in beautiful shades of purple and violet.  There is no alternative birthstone for February.

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.

February Birthstone Amethyst


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February Birthstone Amethyst


February birthstone - Amethyst

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February Birthstone Amethyst

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February – Amethyst

Amethyst Butterfly Jewelry

Hi there, Today we are featuring WILDTHINGS LTD brand of jewelry and in particular their amethyst butterfly jewelry.  WILDTHINGS LTD design unique, high quality sterling silver jewelry with nature inspired themes of wildlife, sea-life and the floral kingdom.  Many of their silver pieces are set with semi-precious stones and come in matching...

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...