Amethyst is the birthstone for February according to both the ancient and modern lists of feb birthstone color.
What does February birthstone mean?
A birthstone is a gem that is associated with the birth month of February: amethyst. It strengthens relationships and gives its wearer courage. At one time, only royalty could wear the gem. Ancient Greeks thought that the amethyst guarded against intoxication.
What’s February’s birthstone color?
Amethyst occurs in primary hues from a light pinkish violet color to a deep purple color. It may exhibit one or both secondary hues, red and blue. The ideal grade has a primary purple hue of around 75–80%, with 15–20% blue and red secondary hues.
Where is February birthstone found?
The original deposits of Amethyst is in abundance in Brazil where it occurs in large geodes within volcanic rocks. Artigas, Uruguay and neighboring Brazilian state Rio Grande do Sul are large world producers. It is also found and mined in South Korea. The largest opencast amethyst vein in the world is in Maissau, Lower Austria. Much fine amethyst comes from Russia, especially from near Mursinka in the Ekaterinburg district, where it occurs in drusy cavities in granitic rocks. Many localities in south India yield amethyst. One of the largest global amethyst producers is Zambia in southern Africa with an annual production of about 1000 tons. Amethyst occurs at many other localities in the world including Cambodia.
What is February birthstone jewelry?
We sell amethyst rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces & more.
Amethyst gemstone jewelry shines a striking & charming purple hue and is also the February birthstone.
Where to find February birthstone?
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Symbolism and Meaning
February’s amethyst is said to bring clarity to emotions, feelings & values to the wearer. Amethyst works to bring tranquility to your mind and your crown chakra so you can focus on healing any blockages that are holding you back from experiencing bliss. Your seventh chakra is purple and is known as the crown chakra because it’s at the very top of your head.
What are zodiac signs of February birthstones?
Aquarius and Pisces stones are both feb birthstone
Whatever you are Aquarius or Pisces. Amethyst is the stone from February 1 to 29.
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