July's Gemstone-of-the-Month is the alluring Amethyst! Known for it's stunning purple hues, this gemstone has been cherished for centuries and has been associated with numerous myths and legends.
Ancient Egyptians adorned their jewelry and amulets with amethyst, considering it a symbol of protection and royalty. It has also been associated with the zodiac sign of Pisces and serves as the birthstone for February.
This lovely gemstone owes it's rich purple color to trace amounts of iron within the crystal lattice. Ranging from delicate lavender to deep violet, the color intensity can vary, making each amethyst gem unique.
Beyond its aesthetics, amethyst is believed to possess various metaphysical properties. It is often regarded as a stone of spirituality and contentment, many individuals use amethyst for meditation, as it is thought to enhance intuition and promote a calm state of mind.
Whether you're drawn to it's vibrant color, intrigued by its mystical properties, or simply appreciate its natural beauty, amethyst continues to captivate and inspire, making it a gem of choice for jewelry enthusiasts and spiritual seekers alike.
We have a few very special amethyst pieces in the shop right now, browse our collection before they're gone!