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February Birthstone Blog

By Sharon Newton February 5, 2018 Leave a comment Go to comments

February Fabulousness Blog

 

Brrrr, February is one of the coldest months of the winter and one of the best months to CUDDLE!  What warms you up during the winter?  A hot cuppa coffee, a good meal, someone to share it with??  Maybe that’s why February is also the month for LOVE.  Valentine’s Day comes mid-month and it’s a perfect time to romance those we love.  Just as there is a promise of Spring, we promise our love, and life begins anew.

 

February birthdays are celebrated with a very special purple gemstone, the Amethyst.  Want to know more about this birthstone?!  Here are some fun facts, and folklore from traditional stories or legends (meaning not all true of course):

 

♥  Amethyst is a highly prized variety of quartz and used throughout the ages, from ancient Egypt to today’s British Crown Jewels.

♥  It ranges in color from lilac to deep purple to violet.

♥  Ancient Greeks carved drinking vessels from Amethyst and believed it could ward off drunkenness, and instill a sober mind.

♥  European soldiers wore amulets made of amethyst as protection in battle, and to promote bravery.

♥  Amethyst is mentioned many times in the Bible.  We are told in Revelation that the 12th foundation of the Holy City is made of Amethyst.

♥  In Feng Shui, Amethyst enhances the wealth corner, of both giving and receiving.

♥  It is known as a spiritual healing stone, cleansing both the physical and psychological.  Amethyst encourages calm, promotes peace, and raises hopes.

♥  Amethyst is the 6th Anniversary Stone!


When you are ready to demonstrate your love, why not let Adele Diamond be your jeweler?  Our jewelry will definitely warm the hearts of those closest to you.  Start your journey with Adele Diamond today.