Amethyst Jewelry

Amethyst is a wonderful affordable purple gemstone. It is wonderful in rings, necklaces, pendants, earrings, and bracelets. It is given as a symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind. Amethyst engagement rings are becoming fairly popular as a symbol of ones everlasting love.

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Facts about Amethyst

    Amethyst gem stone is purple, lilac or mauve. The highest quality is transparent. It has a hardness of 7.

    Clean your Amethyst in ultrasonic jewelry cleaner or with warm, soapy water and a soft bristle brush. Amethyst gems often becomes paler if kept out in the sun.

    Amethyst is sometimes heat treated to create Citrine.

    Amethyst crystals are found in Brazil, Canada, India, Madagascar, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka and USA (Colorado, Georgia, Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia).

Amethyst Birth Stone

  • February Birthstone: Modern, Traditional, and Ayurvedic Birthstone
  • Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18): Birthstone
  • Pisces (Feb 19-Mar 20): Birthstone/Lucky Charm
  • Saggitarius (Nov 22-Dec 21): Birthstone

Anniversary Gemstone for Amethyst


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Mystical Properties & Lore

    Amethyst provides insight on ways to solve problems. It is said to increase intelligence and spirituality. Energy healers use this gemstone for the crown chakra. Some believe that wearing this gem with pearl and 14 kt gold sometimes can help one resolve money issues.

    Amethyst can be used as a symbol of sincerity, security, and peace of mind.

    It is said that purple amethysts is the protector of soldiers and hunters.

    15th century lore claims that wearing Amethyst or drinking from an Amethyst chalice would prevent intoxication. We haven't tried this.

    Amethyst is the US State Gemstone of South Carolina (and Canadian State Gemstone of Ontario, Canada).



    Smiley What happened to the nearsighted jeweler when he was eating grapes?

      He almost swallowed an amethyst.

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