Amethyst, the powerful and protective stone that is the birthstone for the month of February.
Recognised by it’s varying shades of purple ranging from light shade of lilac to a deep plum colour, with the most common and popular amethyst being those displaying a vivid violet with tinges of a pink rose, allowing it to be set beautifully in both silver and gold metals.
Traits of higher consciousness, tapping into realms beyond oneself, and of staying cool under pressure go hand in hand with February born babies and amethyst stone meaning that this crystal is a superb accentuating factor for their natural ways. Along with this, Amethyst brings a lot of healing properties for those who carry to the stone close. The wearing of Amethyst can provide us with balance and help keep us grounded, connected to the Earth. It also works with the Crown Chakra to facilitate clear thinking, logic, temperance and creativity.
Not only is amethyst known to benefit those with it corresponding birthdays but also is a perfect gift to give to your loved ones being a true hero for maintaining a long and committed relation to your partner. With Valentines day falling within the month of February, it is the perfect time to give the gift of Amethyst.