Amethyst is an amazing gem with a long and interesting history. Did you know that in ancient Greece, people wore amethyst thinking that it would prevent intoxication? No, really. Roman soldiers wore it into battle, believing the gem had healing powers. The violet hues of amethyst, the purple variety of quartz, were once so prized that the gem was considered as precious as rubies, sapphires, and emeralds. Well, in the 18th century, vast deposits of amethyst crystals were discovered and its rarity (or lack of) was demystified. While amethyst is no longer considered a precious gem, the appeal of amethyst is easy to understand. It is routinely heated to bring out its vibrant color and no, it doesn’t prevent a hangover or the need for an annual physical. Those lucky enough to have been born during the month of February can wear our selection of amethyst beauties with pride.
Elegance that will be appreciated every day:
Absolutely charming “Rose de France” amethyst heart earrings make a stunning gift for a February birthday or a special Valentine. Check out the beautiful cut:
Bracelets worthy of the one who lights up your days: