Amethyst, February's official birthstone, is a mesmerizing, vivid stone with lots of character. We work with amethyst frequently at Design House, and for good reason! It's a beautiful stone with amazing properties. Keep reading to find out more about why we love amethyst.
Did you know amethyst has siblings?
Amethyst, part of the quartz family with the chemical classification of silicon dioxide, is related to Crystal Quartz, Rose Quartz, Citrine, and Prasiolite (also known as green amethyst).
Amethyst & Anniversaries
Amethyst is traditionally given as the sixth anniversary gift! If your partner isn't interested in jewelry, a decorative amethyst geode or cathedral might be a better fit to celebrate your nuptials.
Thought to have been discovered as far back as 25,000 years ago in France, Amethyst has been recorded many times through out ancient history. It's thought that Cleopatra wore a signet ring formed out of amethyst and that amethyst was often worn by or in close proximity to pharaohs.
We love working with amethyst because it's such a rich, vivid color and really stands out when framed in gold. We love the simplicity of these 14kt birthstone earring studs and the modern, sleek look of our fun amethyst bar ring. Check out our full selection of amethyst jewelry here.
Whether you love amethyst because it's your birthstone or your drawn to the bold coloring, we invite you to come check out our one-of-a-kind amethyst beauties and say hi to our amazing amethyst geode, Beyonce!
Come say hi at 319 S. 4th St., B100, Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-6pm.