February's Birthstone: The Amethyst

February's Birthstone: The Amethyst

Meet February's Birthstone - The Amethyst

A gemstone rich in history with it's captivating purple hue, the Amethyst has been cherished throughout the ages as a symbol of royalty, clarity, and healing.

Amethyst belongs to the quartz family and is renowned for its stunning purple color, ranging from pale lilac to deep violet. This gemstone is often associated with spirituality, tranquility, and inner strength. Its colour is a result of the presence of iron and other trace elements during its formation. Amethyst is typically found in geodes and large crystal formations, adding to its allure.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, amethyst is believed to possess various spiritual and healing properties. Many cultures throughout history have considered amethyst a symbol of sobriety, courage, and calmness. Some believe it enhances intuition and aids in meditation, making it a popular choice for those seeking spiritual growth. Additionally, amethyst is thought to have healing properties, promoting balance and alleviating stress, anxiety, and insomnia.

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Caring for your amethyst jewellery

To maintain the beauty of your amethyst jewellery, it's essential to handle it with care. Amethyst has a hardness rating of 7 on the Mohs scale, making it relatively durable. However, exposure to harsh chemicals and extreme temperatures should be avoided. We recommend that you use our jewellery care kit to keep your amethyst pieces looking their best.

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