February Birthstone: Amethyst
The birthstone for the month of February is the delicate lilac Amethyst. Find out more about the beautiful purple February birthstone.
The Amethyst is a purple coloured gem and the most valued member of the quartz family. Once considered more precious and valuable than diamonds, Amethyst was the chosen stone to adorn the British crown jewels and those of the Ancient Egyptian pharaohs.
The stone ranges in colour from a light lavender to a dark dusky purple. An Amethyst is believed to bring the wearer stability, peace, courage, sincerity and a calm disposition.