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Amethyst

Amethyst

Amethyst is a beautifully purple gemstone that February babies call their own. Amethysts are the most valuable crystal in the quartz family and get its characteristic purple coloring from the presence of manganese in its quartz. 

The name, "amethyst," comes from the Greek word, "amethystos," meaning "not drunken”; and was named such because of its deep wine-like hue. 

The Mohs hardness scale rates this gemstone a 7, making it a great option for jewelry lovers. 

In the 19th Century, this gemstone was once as expensive as rubies, today it is a more affordable and eye-catching option for all types of jewelry. Emily uses the most coveted shades of Amethyst from a delicate pastel to a deep royal purple; and even more unique atomic amethysts.