Amethyst, the brithstone for February, is a gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, and keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted. Overtime, this gemstone has been associated with many myths, legends, religions, and numerous cultures.
Amethyst is a purple gemstone, a beautiful blend of violet and red that can be found in every corner of the earth. The finest Amethyst were found in Russia and were featured in royal European jewelry. Today, Brazil is the primary source of this stunning gemstone.
Not only is it the beautiful color that makes this gemstone so popular but it is also widely avialble in different shapes and sizes. Amethyst complements both warm and cool colors, so it looks gorgeous in both yellow and white metals. This gemstone enhances almost every color in your wardrobe.