Amethyst, the birthstone of February, is the seductively colored purple variety of the mineral quartz. It is a meditative and calming stone which has a gently sedative energy than can promote peacefulness, happiness, and contentment. It has been known since ancient times as the sobriety stone, it’s name coming from the Greek “amethystos” which means “not intoxicated”. All good things…no matter when you were born! You will find a number of lovely amethyst jewels in our collection.