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Amethyst // February Birthstone

February Birthstone is Amethyst which comes in all different hues of purple. This is suiting for February since Valentines Day, the day of love, also falls in this month. Here are some things that you might not have known about February's Birthstone.

  1. The Hebrew word for Amethyst means "dream" and this stone is supposed to cause good dreams.
  2. Leonardo da Vinci thought that this stone would control evil thoughts.
  3. When manganese is present in quartz it makes a purple color that turns it into Amethyst.
  4. The highest quality Amethyst is is a medium purple tone and when it hits the light there will be red flashes through it.
  5. This stone can also be a 4th, 6th and 17th wedding anniversary.

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  • February 15, 2018
  • Amy Thiessen
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