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Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Amethyst is a semi-precious gemstone that comes in various shades of violet and is the traditional birthstone for the month of February. It is a popular variety of quartz and is very popular in a wide range of jewelry. The name Amethyst comes from the Ancient Greek phrase meaning ‘not intoxicated.’ They believed the stone would protect against drunkenness and […]

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February Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

February Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

At one time, amethyst jewelry was worn only by royalty; fortunately that’s far from the case today! Now the birthstone for the month of February, amethyst is a beautiful and accessible pick for everything from stud earrings to engagement rings! And, while this purple gemstone is a perpetually popular pick, it’s especially on trend at […]

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Three Reasons to Choose an Amethyst Engagement Ring

Three Reasons to Choose an Amethyst Engagement Ring

If you’re planning a proposal have you considered amethyst? If not, there are three reasons to choose an amethyst engagement ring. Amethyst is associated with royalty. The color purple has long been associated with royalty as purple dye was once only affordable by the ruling class. Although violet cloth and other items in this lush […]

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Amethyst Rings: Glittering Ways to Wear the Violet Trend

Amethyst Rings: Glittering Ways to Wear the Violet Trend

You’ve probably heard a lot about emerald as Pantone’s color of the year, but this vibrant green hue isn’t the only color to enjoy star status this spring and summer. Pantone’s color palate for these seasons also includes an eye-catching shade of lavender, “African Violet,” and this hue has been popping up all over the […]

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Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

Birthstone Spotlight: Amethyst

You may know it as the February birthstone or simply as a pretty purple gem, but regardless, amethyst is a stone that’s hard to ignore. Its violet sparkle gives amethyst jewelry of all kinds a touch of regal beauty. Amethyst is the most precious stone in the quartz family. Its lush purple color comes from […]

February 19, 2013 | By More
Amethyst Rings: Suited for Royalty … and for You!

Amethyst Rings: Suited for Royalty … and for You!

No color is linked with royalty quite like purple. The dye originally used to dye fabric purple was obtained from a small mollusk found only in an area the Mediterranean Sea off of the Phoenician city of Tyre, and violet fabric was so costly that only the ruling class could afford it. Purple was associated […]

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Amethyst Engagement Rings: Fit for a Princess

Amethyst Engagement Rings: Fit for a Princess

Nearly every girl dreams of being a princess at one time another, and the dream of finding one’s prince is often one that’s carried into adulthood. The regal beauty of Amethyst engagement rings is a perfect way to celebrate that this dream has finally come true. Since they’re semi-precious gemstones, amethysts are quite affordable, though […]

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