Amethyst - February Birthstone
Amethyst, the most prized variety of the quartz family, is the birthstone for February. People believe amethyst to have healing properties. For example wearing amethyst is said to bring calmness and clarity where there is anxiety and confusion.
The color purple is traditionally the color of royalty and amethyst has been used since the dawn of history to adorn the rich and powerful monarchs and rulers. Learn more >>