It has something that mesmerizes our soul, it has that ultra sheen that attracts our mind too, and it is Amethyst gemstone, which is considered to be the birth stone for those who are born in February, the love month of the year not because it counts Valentine’s Day, red roses and candy hearts but also because the most gorgeous stone on the earth Amethyst belongs to this month. It is an ancient stone that hails from Greece and Rome and believed to have some healing properties attached with it. It is considered to bring stability, peace, balance, courage, inner strength, sincerity and calm disposition into one’s life.
A great poet said, “The February born shall find Sincerity and peace of mind, Freedom from passion and from care, if they, the amethyst will wear.”If you gift someone jewellery made by amethyst stone it is the sign that you are giving them love, wisdom, sobriety, and security, altogether, something that you find least in any other gift. There are numerous adjectives attached with the stone as far as health is concerned. The healing properties of the February birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to the withdrawal symptoms of any sort of addiction, headaches, insomnia, arthritis, pain relief, circulatory system issues and general healing.
Talking about the appearance, with its purple quartz, a beautiful blend of violet and red, it indeed makes you to fall in love with it. It occurs as long prismatic crystals that have a six sided pyramid at either end or can form as druzes that are crystalline crusts. It is famous for its color and nice crystal shapes that brings out a gorgeous and sparkling cluster of purple. Interestingly, there are more than hundred shades of purple in amethyst available in jewellery market and are used to make ornaments like earrings, necklaces, bracelets and rings among more. A spectacular amethyst ring, which symbolizing love, light and life, is highly popular and most purchased jewel around the world.
Moreover, February’s birthstone registers as a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale, which means that it’s durable and you can keep it for generations. In fact, amethyst was once among the most expensive gemstones, but thanks to large deposits found in the modern era, the gemstone is now affordable on any budget. However, there is one drawback attached to this stone that it changes its color in daylight. You can prefer this to your night outing and parties avoiding to wear amethyst beaded jewellery when sunbathing or otherwise exposed to intense light.
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