07 Feb Soothe Your Mind, Body and Spirit with Amethyst!
Well, we all know how loyal, compassionate, and generous February borns are! For all the amazing February babies out there, here are some fun facts about your birthstone, a precious purple variety of Quartz, the Amethyst!
Amethyst is Serene: Amethyst is known to symbolize deep love, happiness, humility, sincerity and wealth.
Amethyst Balances Your Emotions: It was highly regarded for its beauty and its powers to calm and soothe one’s mind and emotions.
Amethyst is Friendly: It’s believed that if you sport this beautiful gemstone, you tend to become more pleasant and friendly, and we believe that affable people are keepers!
Amethyst is Antique: Amethyst was found and dated as early as 2000 BC! Pretty ancient, right?
Amethyst Stands for Sobriety: In antiquity, this stone was known to ward off intoxication. So, it was believed that if a person drank from a cup made entirely of Amethyst, he/she would not get drunk at all!
The Smithsonian has it: The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC has an Amethyst that weighs 400 pounds! (we should totally ask the people over there to make a cup out of it!)
Amethyst Symbolizes Faithful Love: Historical accounts state that St. Valentine had an Amethyst ring carved with an image of cupid! How dreamy is that!
Amethyst Brings Positivity: The Great painter, Leonardo Da Vinci, believed that this purple gemstone has the power to sharpen intelligence and evade evil thoughts.
Psst…Amethyst Jewellery is a Hit among Celebrities: Selena Gomez, Sofia Vergara, Drew Barrymore, Taylor Swift and many more have sported this purple stone.
Now that you know your birthstone pretty well, add this beautiful gemstone to your jewellery collection! Explore Amethyst jewellery here.