February Birthstone Amethyst
ðFebruary Birthstone – Amethystð
ðWith its purple hue, amethyst and February are the perfect combination. Amethyst is February’s birthstone and is appreciated by a wide audience, from the youngest to the oldest. Elegant and discreet, amethyst is easy to wear and will beautifully complement any look.
ðAmong the many benefits attributed to it is its ability to bring calm and serenity to the wearer. A stone of wisdom as it is sometimes called, it calms whilst warding off evil spirits and nightmares. It strengthens intuition and develops imagination.
ðUruguay, Brazil, Madagascar and Canada are the countries with the world’s major amethyst deposits. This semiprecious stone belonging to the quartz family can be found in a wide variety of colours. Its palette ranges from light purple to dark purple, passing through violet.
Symbols: Clairvoyance, Fullness, Honesty
Uses: Amethyst was used to calm anxieties and protects against nightmares.
Traditions: February’s birthstone, amethyst offers all the virtues associated with Crown Chakra. It stimulates creativity while granting clarity and imagination. Amethyst stone also plays a very important role in concentration